|Eligibility||This scholarship is available to students currently enrolled in Year 1 of the Agribusiness Program at the application closing date and those intending to enrol in Year 2 of the Agribusiness Program the following year.|
|Supported by||The Rural Marketing Agents (rma network) was established in 1994. It is a company owned by the members for the benefit of those businesses and their branch offices. With 140 offices and 750 personnel, rma network members are found in the majority of Australian states including Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia. It is the only association of independent livestock and property agents in Australia.
rma network members enjoy a reputation for being the best in the industry, as a collective they are a significant force in agriculture with a combined turnover in excess of $8.5 billion. The rma network of independent livestock and property agents are extremely well resourced, offering all facets of livestock sales including fat, store, live export and stud, using a range of marketing options, including all associated services such as transit insurance.
All members of rma network are handpicked by their peers, and bound by a code of ethics that clearly sets out the standard for dealing with fellow members and demands they act in the best interests of their clients at all times.
|• Although the scholarship is needs based, financial information is not required to be provided.
• The scholarship is available only to permanent residents of Australia.
• The student is encouraged to undertake his/her 10 week work experience with rma network, although this is not mandatory.
|Application Close Date||23/10/2017||Interviews Held||1/11/2017|
|Scholarship Question(s)||Please respond to this question in 500 – 1,000 words “What do you feel you can bring to the agricultural industry and what will be your specialty”.|