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Applications for the next Lincoln-based programme close
midnight Sunday, 1 May 2022.


Kellogg applications are open to farmers, producers, growers and agribusiness professionals.

Applicants are selected based on their passion for community, ability to demonstrate effective decision making, commitment to the rural sector, and aspirations to be a rural leader. 

To start your application process, simply register your interest below. We’ll send you an application form for you to complete. Places do fill up quickly, so it’s wise to get your application process underway, sooner rather than later. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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Selection process

Step One

Participants for each course are carefully selected to create a diverse group covering: industry sector, gender, age, geographic location and leadership experience.

Step Two

Referees will be contacted in some cases to gain a greater understanding of an individual’s motivation for wanting to join the programme.

Step Three

Successful applicants are advised of their application outcome at least two months before the programme’s start date. Applicants then have 5 – 7 days to confirm their acceptance.

Unsuccessful Applicants

Unsuccessful applicants are notified after all programme places are filled, e.g. 5-7 days after offers have been made.

It is recommended that unsuccessful applicants who met the entry criteria, reapply for a position on the next preferred course. First consideration is usually given to these applicants.

Non acceptance is often be due to the mix of applicants on the programme, e.g. the number of applicants from the same sector.

How to write a successful application.

The Kellogg Application process is a merit based selection process.

When completing your application try to show examples of how you have stepped forward in leadership roles outside of your work.

We would also like to know what your future aspirations are, for example, how you want to change and influence your sector. Don’t forget to talk about how you want to change and grow as a leader too.

Click here for more tips and advice – this particular article was written for Nuffield, but it applies to Kellogg as well.

Our programmes work in partnership with some of New Zealand’s leading agribusiness organisations – click here for more.​