Fund Details
T W Adams Scholarship in Forestry
Award Amount
MForSc students: $9,000; PhD students: $15,000 per annum


The scholarship is to promote MForSc and PhD studies in Te Kura Ngahere | School of Forestry at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury.

MForSc students: $9,000
PhD students: $15,000 per annum

Level of Study during Tenure: Master's; Doctoral

Closing Date: 11:59 pm (NZT) 1 November (Applications open approximately 8 weeks before this date.)

Tenure: 120 points of enrolment by MForSc students and 240 points of enrolment by PhD students. The selection committee may recommend offering an extension of tenure beyond 120 points / 240 points of enrolment, up to a maximum of 120 additional points.

Number Available Annually:
MForSc students: One
PhD students: One

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: MForSc or PhD in Forestry

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Not applicable

For more information, please read the regulations for this award: click here.

Additional Information:

The funds for this scholarship are provided by the income from a bequest of land made to Canterbury College by TW Adams (1842−1919) for the purpose of assisting Forestry studies. Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury awarded the first scholarships in 1975. A biography of Mr Adams can be found in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at

Search Filters:

Subject of Study
  • Forestry
    Equity Awards
      Level of Study
      • Master's
      • Doctorate
        Domestic/International Students
        • Domestic
        • International
          • Engineering
            Application Closing Month
            • November
              Award Type
              • Scholarship
                Begin Accepting Applications Date:
                6 Sep 2023
                Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone) :
                1 Nov 2023 11:59 PM