|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.
|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,