Available to applicants enrolled or intending to enrol in Year 1 of the Agriculture Program. The scholarship is available to Australian Students who wish to pursue a career as a Farm Manager within Australia. Applicants will need to demonstrate a genuine need for financial support.

Closing date 29 July 2024 (5pm AEST)
Interview date Week beginning 2 September 2024


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The property is situated at Skipton in the Western Districts of Victoria, approximately 1 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 a farm manager upon graduation.

The funds will be allocated on the basis of $15,000 in Year 1 of study and $5,000 in Year 3 of study.

  1. Outline the key qualities and skills do you consider essential for a farm manager to be successful in the context of Australian agriculture?
  1. 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?
How to Apply