Viticulture and Wine Science Scholarships
Fantastic scholarships and awards are available for our students.
EIT Year 13 Degree Scholarship
Hawke’s Bay A & P Society Young Vintners Award
The Constellation Brands Scholarship
Discover a great career path. At EIT Hawke’s Bay, you’ll gain experience in a world-class laboratory complex, fully equipped for all the sciences with an instrument laboratory that houses advanced chemical analytical instruments, a modern teaching and research winery, sensory laboratory, vineyard and glasshouses.
We also have a demonstration vineyard which is sited adjacent to the winery.
EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels. Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study. Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.
You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally. Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call in for a chat.
Viticulture and Wine Science Study Pathways
Which qualification would be right for you?
EIT offers qualifications from Level 3 through to Postgraduate in the Viticulture and Wine Science area.
First Year EIT student chosen as Young Vintner of the Year
“I love how practical the course is. Not only have we experimented in the lab we have also learnt to drive tractors, pruned vines, made and bottled wine amongst other activities. Added to this has been the theory of wine production including chemical and microbial principles, all really interesting and relevant to today’s wine industry.”
“Our small class size allows the lecturers to provide lots of individual help. Their experience and knowledge is outstanding.”
Maddison Airey, Student
Our lecturers are highly trained professionals with particular areas of expertise in viticulture and wine science. We value our partnership with students, and aim to provide quality education in a supportive environment, encouraging personal growth and professional development.
BSc (Microbiology & Genetics), NZCertAdTT
Dr Carolyn (Cryn) Russell
PhD, PGCertTerEd, BTech (Biotech) (Hons)
Dr Chandre Honeth
PhD, MSc (Viticulture), BSc (Vit&Oen)
MSc, GDipWine, BSc (Hons), NZCertAdTT
MHortSc (Vit&Oen), BAgriSc, NZCertAdTT
Dr Rory Hill
DPhil, MA Geography (Distinction), BSc (Honours)
BSc (Hons), DipTchg (Tertiary)
BAppSc (Viticulture), DipWineSc, DipMarketing
Dr Victor Ye
PhD, MSc, BSc, NZCertAdTT
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Second Research Symposium
EIT School of Viticulture and Wine Science is planning a second Research Symposium: Advancing Viticulture and Wine Related Research.
The Symposium will be held on Thursday September 1st.
Keynote speakers for 2022:
Professor Hirini Matunga Lincoln University
Professor Paul Kilmartin Auckland University
Keep an eye on this page for 2022 symposium details.