Grants and Awards Agriculture

Nuffield Scholarship A Great Opportunity

Thursday 31st May 2018

Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh MP is encouraging young primary producers and managers to submit an application to the 2019 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 cutting edge global agriculture.   The tenure is 16 weeks over 18 months 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 close on 15th June 2018.

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