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.
|Closing date||21st July 2023|
|Interview date||Week beginning 28th August 2023|
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.
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.
(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?