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Value
$60,000
Eligibility

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 to assist young Australians interested in a career in quality wool production and sheep farm management.

Dates
Closing date 9th August 2022
Interview date Week beginning 12th September 2022
Supported by
Background

The Yiddinga (Farran) Farm Management Scholarship is provided by the Farran Foundation, courtesy of Andrew Farran.
Andrew Farran has had a long-time interest in, and commitment to, the Australian wool industry.

The scholarship is to assist young Australians interested in a career in quality wool production and sheep farm management.

Requirements

The applicant must be dedicated to pursuing a career in agriculture, in particular the wool industry. $60,000 to be split $30,000 in first year and $30,000 in final year.

Question

(answers should not exceed 250 words approx):

1. Can you think of a major problem affecting Australian agriculture today and what could be done to resolve it?

2. Do you believe that freeze branding (treating the breech area of lambs with liquid nitrogen) could be a viable and acceptable alternative to mulesing?

How to Apply