Lester Mitchell 2nd Year Scholarship

Lester Mitchell Award

Mrs Heather Mitchell, family and friends established the Lester Mitchell Award in memory of Lester Mitchell PhC, MBE, who made a significant contribution to farming in the Mallee.  The award is to be made to an appropriate young person preferably less than thirty years of age to further his or her knowledge and understanding of agriculture.

The Lester Mitchell Award will be awarded to fund one scholarship of $4,000, or two scholarships, each of $2,000 at the discretion of the interview panel.

Applications Open
19 August, 2021
Applications Close
Scholarship Value
Number of Scholarships Awarded
Applicable Study Areas
Plants, Soils and Livestock

Eligibility & Selection Criteria


To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

  • Be enrolled as a 2nd year student in a full time course at Longerenong College in 2022
  • Students articulating from Certificate IV in Agriculture to Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management are eligible to apply for this scholarship

Selection Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on merit.  Preference is given to applicants who:

  • Have achieved adequate academic results in first year at Longerenong College.
  • Have shown a commitment to study and life at Longerenong College.
  • Have illustrated leadership qualities amongst the Longerenong College student body.
  • Reside in the college student accommodation.
  • Are under 30 years of age

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