Open to students who meet the College entry requirements and are enrolled or intending to enrol in Year 1 of the Agriculture Program. Must also show a genuine interest in pursuing a career in the grains industry.

Closing date 21st July 2023
Interview date Week beginning 28th August 2023
Supported by

Lawson is one of Australia’s leading grain farmers. Lawson Grains operates ten property aggregations, situated throughout New South Wales and Western Australia. Lawson farms more than 90,000 arable hectares of some of Australia’s most productive cropping land, which has been achieved through a team of passionate people and stakeholders who are engaged in the industry for the long run. Lawson implements best practice, utilising the latest technology and innovation through investment in people, properties, and environments.


The Scholarship is to be awarded to an applicant who demonstrates a financial need and also maintains a high academic standard.  The recipient is required to undertake their Year 2 Industry Placement with Lawson Grains.

The recipient is to receive $10,000 in Year 1 and $5,000 in Year 3.

  1. What do you see as major opportunities in the Australian grains industry and how do you think these opportunities could be realised?
  2. Describe in no more than 300 words why you are in need of financial support to attend Marcus Oldham.
How to Apply