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dc.contributor.authorUdy, Nigel
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-16T04:32:04Z
dc.date.available2014-06-16T04:32:04Z
dc.date.issued2003
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10182/6063
dc.descriptionThe New Zealand Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme develops emerging agribusiness leaders to help shape the future of New Zealand agribusiness and rural affairs. Lincoln University has been involved with this leaders programme since 1979 when it was launched with a grant from the Kellogg Foundation, USA.en
dc.description.abstractNew Zealand's economic success is dependent upon the success of its agricultural industry. In turn agriculture's success in New Zealand is dependent upon a skilled, motivated, well trained and educated work force. Statistics indicate that numbers of students enrolling in full time agricultural qualifications dropped significantly in the late 1990's and early 2000 compared to the 1980's and early 1990's. Contributing factors to this drop in enrolments included, competitiveness of other full time programmes, a negative perception of agriculture as a chosen career and increased costs relating to tertiary studies. Encouraging young men and women to commit to a career in the agricultural industry has now become a prime focus of many organisations within the agricultural sector. The provision of scholarships to encourage students to study agriculture at tertiary organisations has risen dramatically in the last 5 years. This is directly in response to addressing the factors which have led to recent declines at tertiary organisations. This project attempted to answer a range of questions relating to the provision of rural scholarships to full time tertiary students and how these scholarships benefited the students, the tertiary providers and the agricultural industry at large. The project also looks specifically at 3 major providers of rural scholarships and their objectives.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherLincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme.en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesKellogg Rural Leaders Programme reporten
dc.rightsCopyright © The Author.en
dc.subjectscholarshipsen
dc.subjectagricultural industryen
dc.subjectagricultural qualificationsen
dc.subjectrural scholarshipsen
dc.titleThe real value of rural scholarshipsen
dc.typeMonographen
lu.contributor.unitKellogg Rural Leadersen
dc.rights.accessRightsThis Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme report can be viewed only by current staff and students of Lincoln University.en
dc.subject.anzsrc13 Educationen
dc.subject.anzsrc07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciencesen


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