1 April 2015
Member for Murray Plains and Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh is encouraging young primary producers and managers to submit an application to the 2016 round of Nuffield Farming Scholarships.
Mr Walsh said the awarding of a Nuffield Farming Scholarship is one of the most prestigious recognitions of achievements and potential in the field of agriculture.
A $30 000 bursary is available for successful applicants to study a topic relevant to their business and industry. The tenure is 16 weeks over two years with flexibility provided.
“The scholarship will provide a wonderful opportunity to meet some stimulating people see different farming systems expand knowledge and travel overseas to explore the best the world has to offer.
“I am sure the experiences and expertise gained will be a valuable asset not only for the scholar’s own business but for the community and the industry “ Mr Walsh said.
Applications for the 2016 Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarship open on 1st April and the application brochure can be viewed at http://nuffield.com.au/down_1/2016-scholarship-online-brochure.pdf