The Holstein Friesian New Zealand Scholarship Fund was established in 2012 to raise funds for an annual scholarship.

Holstein Friesian New Zealand offers an annual scholarship(s) to Young Breeder members (16-35 years) to help with the expenses of tertiary education. The study the successful scholar undertakes must be able to be related back to Holstein Friesian New Zealand and/or the dairy industry.

To be eligible to receive the scholarship, applicants shall:
  • Be a member of Holstein Friesian New Zealand
  • Be between 16 and 35 years of age as at 1 January in the year of study
  • Be a New Zealand Citizen
  • Be attending or applying to attend an accredited tertiary institution within New Zealand
  • Not already been awarded the Holstein Friesian New Zealand Scholarship previously
The scholarship is open to any applicant at any stage of their study as long as he or she meets the above eligibility criteria.

Scholarship recipients
2015 – Craig Robertson (inaugural)
2016 – Isabelle Phipps
2017 – Kate Cummings, Braydon Schroder, Lucy Verwaayen
2018 – Abagael Carden-Holdstock, Shannon Carden-Holdstock, William Robertson
2019 – Lauren Otto