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MPH Agriculture 1st Year Scholarship

MPH Agriculture is a privately-owned agribusiness focused on sustainable crop production, particularly irrigated production systems. MPH formerly owned and operated Madowla Park (Echuca) which is one of the largest irrigated cropping enterprises in Victoria, comprising 1,500 ha of laser leveled irrigation land and 2,200 ha of dryland cropping.

The MPH business at Werribee is based around developing large scale winter and summer crop production and pasture enterprise on the 5,000 ha site using the available supply of recycled water (20,000 Mgl).This is a particularly challenging and exciting business and MPH is determined to develop a sustainable future for the farm at Werribee and transform the property into a respected showpiece of environmentally sensitive agricultural practices that protects and improves the site's renowned biodiversity and conservation values.

MPH Agriculture are offering a scholarship designed to help build the skills base of the Australian agricultural industries.

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Applications Open
10 September, 2019
Applications Close
28 February, 2020
Scholarship Value
$5,000
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Number of Scholarships Awarded
1
Applicable Study Areas
Plants, Soils and Livestock

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be enrolled as a 1st year student in a full-time course at Longerenong College in 2020
  • Reside on campus at Longerenong College

Selection Criteria

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

  • Has enrolled in a full-time course at Longerenong College
  • Illustrates an understanding of the knowledge and skills that will be required for a successful career in agriculture
  • Demonstrates an interest in the agricultural industries
  • Will undertake Industry Placement with MPH Agriculture

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