Helensville A&P Association offers an annual Rural Scholarship Award of $500 for candidates from our area. It’s for people who are interested in pursuing a career in New Zealand’s primary industries sector.

It is applicable for applicants in:

  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Veterinary
  • Bee keeping
  • Aqua farming
  • Viticulture
  • And similar fields

The course of study must be full-time for at least one year.2018 rural scholarship winner Erika Earnshaw, right, with Anne Holst

Click here for full details and an application form for our 2020 scholarship.

Pictured is our 2018 scholarship winner Erika Earnshaw (right) receiving her scholarship from Helensville A&P Association committee member Anne Holst.

Erika, from Helensville, put her rural scholarship toward a Level 3 NZ Certficate in Agriculture, studying at the Otiwhiti Station land-based training school.