Welcome to Nuffield New ZealandFarming Scholarships
The Nuffield New Zealand Scholarship is a prestigious rural leadership programme with a global focus, designed to fast-track the development of emerging leaders in our agri-food sector.
Each year up to five scholarships are awarded to individuals who are expected to assume positions of greater influence in their field in the future.
Up to 5 scholarships per year
12+ month programme
weeks of travel
The 2020 and 2021 Nuffield scholars presented their
Primary Sector Insights Report 2021 “Dead-ends or Trasformation: Redesigning New Zealand farming to thrive through change”
Click here for more information and to download your copy of the report.
Nuffield International Member Countries
From Brussels to Washington; from the paddy fields of Asia and the fantastically productive farmlands in the Americas to the most sophisticated and technologically-advanced farming in the other parts of the world, Nuffield scholars have created an unrivalled network of agriculturalists that are at the leading edge of their profession worldwide.
Each year, the seven countries now participating in the scheme award more than 70 scholarships to emerging agriculture leaders. All newly selected scholars meet at the Contemporary Scholars Conference to exchange experience and knowledge and gain understanding of agriculture of the host nation and globally.
Members countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Ireland, Kenya, Netherlands, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe
Associate countries: Chile, Germany, Japan, South Africa, Southern Causcasus, United States
The International Organisation
Nuffield International is a non-profit organisation with a governance board made up of a representative of each member country and two independent appointees. The organization coordinates activities and provides support to the member countries which manage their own agricultural scholarship programmes annually as part of building the most important resource in agriculture – leaders. Each country’s scholarship programme is funded by contributions from their investor partners including agribusinesses and primary sector organisations.
Nuffield International is charged with developing new members with targeted countries securing sponsorship to provide international Scholarships each year to applicants from non-member countries.