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DemoDAIRY Foundation Scholarship

The DemoDAIRY Foundation aims to provide grants for priority dairy industry skill development and promotion activities not covered by current funding sources in the Western district of Victoria.

The DemoDAIRY Foundation wants to support existing dairy industry, training organisations and individuals which will ultimately improve leadership qualities, innovative learning and evolving new technologies for students within the regional dairy or related agricultural industries.

DemoDAIRY Foundation are offering a scholarship to provide financial assistance to train and develop capacity in education and training for the benefit of the Australian agricultural industry.

The focus is on improving farm business management skills, particularly in the dairy and its support industries.

This scholarship is available to students undertaking vocational education and training courses and diploma level courses in Agriculture at Longerenong College.

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Applications Open
10 September, 2019
Applications Close
28 February, 2020
Scholarship Value
up to $5,000
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Number of Scholarships Awarded
1
Applicable Study Areas
Animals

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

  • Undertake a full-time higher-level training or diploma course at Longerenong College in 2020

Selection Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on merit to the successful applicant who:

  • Strong record of achievement (i.e. at work, school or in the community)
  • Enthusiasm for the agricultural industry
  • Understanding of the knowledge and skills that will be required for a successful career in the Australian dairy industry, particularly to improve farm business management skills and lift profitability.
  • Demonstrated intent to work in the Western District or wider Australian dairy and related agricultural industries.
  • Applicants demonstrating existing links with the Western District dairy industry and/or plans to seek employment in the regional dairy industry value chain after completing their studies will have an advantage.

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