Applications for 2021 Nuffield Farming Scholarships close
Sunday, 23 August 2020
Awards Function – WELLINGTON
Successful candidates to attend our Awards Function hosted by the Minister for Primary Industries at Parliament, followed by programme orientation sessions. Partners invited.
Briefing Days – WELLINGTON
Two-day briefing and preparation workshop with industry leaders to give you a clear insight into the current state of play in the New Zealand agrifood sector.
Contemporary Scholars Conference – Internationally Hosted
Early to mid March
Eight-day global conference, attended with around 70 other international Nuffield scholars, covering leadership and global agricultural themes with panel discussions and field trips.
Global Focus Programme
Two Intakes: March or June
Six-week tour undertaken with 8-10 other Nuffield scholars that covers five to six countries and up to four continents, looking at social, cultural, political and agricultural contexts, practices, strengths and challenges.
Mid Programme Conference Call
Review individual progress, potential issues and support services needed.
Individual Study and Travel
By own schedule
8-10 weeks of individual travel and research in area of personal interest. It can be undertaken anywhere in the world that is relevant to the topic.
Participants have access to the international leaders in agriculture and food industries.
Industry Insights Presentation – WELLINGTON
Presentation of global insights to date. Sharing experiences with the newly selected group.
End of February
Reports are submitted and reviewed by a Nuffield appointed reviewer. Any requested changes are then submitted as final report before being uploaded on the website and distributed to key stakeholders.
Full review of the programme and evaluation of the core components. Scholars complete a personal leadership plan and identify key industry support networks. Scholars develop plans for delivering industry presentations and thought leadership forums.
Applications Open: 1 June 2020
Applications Close: Midnight Sunday 23 August 2020