Available to applicants enrolled or intending to enrol in Year 1 of the Agriculture Program or Year 1 of the Agribusiness Program. The scholarship is available to Australian Students who wish to pursue a career in production agriculture within Australia. Applicants will need to demonstrate a genuine need for financial support.
|Closing date||31 July 2023|
|Interview date||Week beginning 21 August 2023|
The property is situated at Skipton in the Western Districts of Victoria, approximately one hour North West of Geelong.
The property runs a mixed farming operation, with mainly fine to medium wool Merino sheep along with a prime lamb flock. There is a significant amount of cropping undertaken on the property.
The owner wants to encourage young people into farm management as a profession and is strongly committed to supporting their education through Marcus Oldham.
The applicant must demonstrate a real need for financial assistance to attend Marcus Oldham and have a real desire to become involved in production agriculture upon graduation.
The funds will be allocated on the basis of $7,500 in Year 1 of study and $7,500 in the final academic year.
- What factors and aspirations drive your desire to actively engage in the field of production agriculture within Australia?
- What are the specific reasons why you require financial assistance to pursue your education at Marcus Oldham, and how would this support contribute to your academic and professional journey?