BHU Scholarships

BHU International Merit Scholarship

Purpose

The Biological Husbandry Unit (BHU) International Merit Scholarship was established in 2013 to support academically strong International Students new to tertiary study at Lincoln University.

Number and Value

Two scholarships of up to NZ$5,000 per annum are awarded annually to students about to undertake an approved course at the BHU situated at Lincoln University The scholarships are payable by way of a credit to the recipients' Lincoln University Tuition Fees account.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply an applicant must:
(1) Be an International Student who has not previously studied at Lincoln University (English for
Academic Purposes excepted); and
(2) Gain entrance to their chosen course of study; and
(3) Meet all necessary immigration requirements to study in New Zealand; and
(4) Not be in receipt of any other scholarship.

Closing date

Applications must be received by the BHU no later than 4.30pm July 15 annually

 

BHU – NatureFarm NZ Scholarship

Purpose

The New Zealand Nature Farming Society (NZNFS) is offering a student from the BHU Organic Training College a chance to learn more about Kysuei Nature Farming (a Japanese form of Organic Farming) and the technology of EM (effective micro-organisms).

Number and Value

One scholarship is awarded annually. The scholarship comprises two parts. The first part is a stipend to cover the time involved to run a demonstration garden at the BHU, Lincoln. The garden demonstrates Kyusei Nature Farming and the use of EM technology.

The second part of the scholarship is a chance to attend an international workshop, held each February in Thailand. This 3.5 day workshop covers Kyusei Nature Farming and the integration of EM into this form of organic farming. The workshop is conducted on an organic farm which has been transformed from a low productivity site to an amazingly productive and diverse farm.

Eligibility

The scholarship is open to students enrolled in the Year 2 Applied Organics programme at the BHU, Lincoln.

Closing date

Scholarship applications close on the 1st August annually.

Contacts for more information

For more details about the Year 2 Applied organic programme contact Bill Martin, BHU College Manager 03 325 3684, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more details about Kyusei Nature Farming and EM technology visit www.emnz.co.nz