These scholarships are supported by funds accumulated by Assoc Prof Alex Chu under the Trade for Training Scheme in the former Faculty of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences to encourage New Zealand agriculture and horticulture students to experience aspects of their discipline area within an overseas culture. These shall be awards known as the Alex C P Chu Trade for Training Scholarships. 2. The scholarships shall have a total value determined each year from the interest earned on the capital and be open to students enrolled in a postgraduate or undergraduate course in agriculture or horticulture (mainly with paper prefixes of 111, 112, 117, 119, 138, 171, 188, 189, 238 or 239), Massey University, who will participate in overseas study and/or student exchange as part of their programme. 3. The scholarships shall be awarded annually as funds permit on the recommendation of the Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Committee provided the applications are of sufficient academic merit. The award shall be based on the candidate’s academic attainment and the likely value to the candidate of the overseas experience being funded.
Undergraduate students are expected to have registered their intention to participate in an overseas exchange programme with the International Students Office prior to applying for this scholarship.