Warrawidgee Farm Management

Category Needs (Financial) and Aptitude Industry Farm Management (General)
Eligibility Available to applicants enrolled or intending to enrol in Year 1 of the Agriculture Program. The scholarship is available to Australian Students who wish to pursue a career as a Farm Manager within Australia. Applicants will need to demonstrate a genuine need for financial support.
Supported by Warrawidgee Pastoral Company.
The property is situated at Skipton in the Western Districts of Victoria, approximately 1 hour North West of Geelong.
The property runs a mixed farming operation, with mainly fine to medium wool Merino sheep along with a prime lamb flock. There is a significant amount of cropping undertaken on the property.
The owner wants to encourage young people into farm management as a profession and is strongly committed to supporting their education through Marcus Oldham.
Requirements and./or
The applicant must demonstrate a real need for financial assistance to attend Marcus Oldham and have a real desire to become a farm manager upon graduation.
The funds will be allocated on the basis of $15,000 in Year 1 of study and $5,000 in Year 3 of study.
Application Close Date 22/08/2017 Interviews Held 21/09/2017
Scholarship Question(s) 1. Describe in no more than 500 words the most important attributes of a successful farm manager in Australia.
2. Describe in no more than 500 words why you are in need of financial support to attend Marcus Oldham,
Application Information