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Rural Trust Announces University Scholarships

The Rural Community Trust and TransPower NZ Ltd has announced the awarding of TransPower Tertiary Scholarship grants to twelve rural young people.

The total awarded this year to the 12 recipients is $9,500, and individual grants are between $500 to $1,000.

Trust Spokesperson Tom Lambie said that, "the Trustees examined the student's academic record, alternative sources of funding and their own contribution."

"The Trust recognises that the extra travel and distance from family that rural students face when attending university can be a barrier."

The grants are to assist young people from rural areas attend university and can be used for any of the student's tertiary expenses.

The Rural Community Trust also welcomed Pioneer® brand Products as a new Principal Member.

The successful students are: * Belinda Whyte, PO Box 19, Waipara, North Canterbury. Science degree at Canterbury University. * Cara Phillips, 151 Ponganui Rd, RD2, Tuakau. Bachelor of Engineering (Hons). * Vikki Weake, RD1, Mangakino. Bachelor of Science at Massey University. * Neil Maarten Van Geest, State Highway 30, RD1, Atiamuri. BE (Electrical) and B Com at University of Canterbury. * Daryl Craig Baynes, 441 Parklands Rd, RD1, Te Awamutu. B Surv at Otago University. * Karl Mathis, Trinity Farm, State Highway 30, RD1, Atiamuri. Bachelor of Applied Science at Massey University. * Amelia Buick, Te Rapa, Private Bag 1106, Blenheim. Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Otago University. * David Ruddenklau, Fortrose, RD5, Invercargill. BE at University of Canterbury. * Dion O'Neale, Battersea Rd, RD1, Greytown. BSc/BA at Auckland University. * Nicholas J Murray, 177B Grieve Rd, RD3, Whakatane. Electrical Engineering degree at Canterbury University. * Jonathan Brophy, 200 Mid Parehaka Rd, RD35, Rahotu, Taranaki. NZCE at Taranaki Polytechnic. * Storm Baynes, Makapua Station, RD5, Wairoa. Bachelor of Health Science - Physiotherapy at Auckland University of Technology.

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