Who we’re looking for:

We’re looking to assist applicants undertaking a full-time course of at least one year in an agricultural subject. This includes related studies such as horticulture, veterinary, bee keeping, aqua farming and viticulture.


Eligibility criteria:

  • NZ Citizen
  • A tertiary student enrolled in a full-year course
  • Courses must be in an agriculture-related area of study.


Application Checklist:

Include the following with your application:

  • a letter written by the applicant outlining the reasons for requiring financial assistance, the reasons for the proposed course of study and the intended use of the qualification
  • a copy of the previous year’s study results or the last school report (if within three years), or an academic reference
  • a character reference from a member of Rural Women New Zealand, outlining the need for assistance
  • a character reference from another responsible citizen (non-family member), from someone who is known to the applicant proof of enrolment in the proposed course of study


Download the Application Form here.

Send application forms to: enquiries@ruralwomennz.nz along with any supporting documents.

Applications can also be posted to:

Rural Women New Zealand

Level 10, 75 Victoria Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
PO Box 12-021, Thorndon,
Wellington 6144