Margaret Watling Scholarship

The purpose of the award is to assist people to undertake further study, or to obtain practical experience, in amenity horticulture, ornamental horticulture, nursery management.

This scholarship was established in 1991 as a result of a bequest from Mrs Mary Watling, who, throughout her life, promoted and worked for the advancement of parks and amenity horticulture.



Closing Date

31 March

Selection Criteria

Applicants must be between the ages of 19 and 35.

Must have been resident in the South Island of NZ for at least two years prior to commencement of study.

Must have completed or be undertaking a qualification in Horticulture or related area of study.


  • Available to New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident Students