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Value
$15,000
Eligibility

Open to a student who meets the College entry requirements and is enrolled or intending to enrol in Year 1 of the Agriculture or Agribusiness Programs.

Dates
Closing date 31 July 2023 (5pm AEDT)
Interview date Week beginning 21 August 2023
Supported By
Background

Kooba Agriculture is a Riverina operation based on the Murrumbidgee River, NSW covering 40,000 hectares of prime agricultural land. Our business involves a wide range of activities including irrigated row cropping and wheat, horticulture (almonds), livestock (angus cows and merino ewes) and apiary operations.

 

Kooba Ag wishes to prove the opportunity of a scholarship for a first year student studying either the Business Management Degree in Agriculture or Agribusiness.

 

Currently employing over full-time staff. Kooba Ag is driven by a passion for agricultural excellence, and strives to provide a friendly, professional, educational and inclusive workplace. Kooba Ag is pleased to partner with Marcus Oldham College, and continue providing educational opportunities within Australia’s Agricultural Industry.

 

Students will be required to participate in the following activities, over the duration of their first year of study.

The successful recipient is encouraged to carry out a work placement with Kooba Ag

  • 11 months during their second year (agricultural students)
  • 2-4 weeks during the first and second year for agribusiness student

This incentive will be discussed on a case-by-case basis and dependent on availability within the Kooba Ag organisation at the time.

Requirements

The successful applicant must demonstrate:

  • A passion in agriculture or agribusiness.
  • Willing to listen to viewpoints of others.
  • Of good character and integrity, representative of Kooba Ag and Marcus Oldham College.
Questions

1. What factors influenced your decision to pursue a career in Australian agriculture, and what specific objectives do you have for your career within this industry?
2. What skills and attributes do you believe are essential for a successful farm manager to possess?

How to Apply