Tom Cranswick

Your chance to receive one of five $2,000 study grants

Are you a Farmlands shareholder or the child of a Farmlands shareholder or staff member, currently studying at tertiary level in a discipline related to the primary sector? If so, you have the opportunity to apply for one of 5 Tom Cranswick Memorial Awards each offering a $2,000 grant to help you during your primary sector study. 

 

APPLICATIONS OPEN: 1ST JULY 31ST AUGUST 2019

 

About the award

The Memorial Award is in honour of Tom Cranswick, a founding Farmlands Director who served on the Board until 1985, including 20 years as Chairman. His passion and dedication was a major influence in the establishment of Farmlands. The Cranswick family has been hugely supportive of Farmlands and it is an honour to offer this Award in his memory.
 

What are the five awards for?

There are five awards, valued at $2,000 each, which enable students to further their knowledge and experience through study to succeed in their chosen careers in the primary sector.
 

Who is eligible to apply?

Selection is contingent that as at 30th June 2019 the applicant is:

  • The applicant is aged 25 or under.
  • A Farmlands shareholder or the child of a Farmlands shareholder, whose shareholding has been continuous for two years or more; or a child of a current Farmlands employee whose parent has completed at least two years of permanent continuous service.
  • Currently undertaking a course of tertiary study that is directly associated to the New Zealand rural/primary sector (note: applicants who have not yet commenced their first year of tertiary study are not eligible to apply).
  • Currently the applicant is intending to enrol in a course of tertiary study that is directly associated to the New Zealand rural/primary sector in 2020.