Young Farmers Scholarship
The Upskill and Invest - Young Farmers Scholarship is an opportunity to invest in you and your career. Up to $10,000 is available per scholarship: $5,000 towards study backed by further funds of up to $5,000 to invest on-farm or in professional development activities, to help put new skills into practice.
Each year, 10-15 scholarships will be awarded to young farmers aged 35 or under.
The scholarship program is designed to be flexible, to fit with the demands and ambitions of young farmers and farm workers.
The application period for the 2016 scholarship program opens on 27 June 2016. Applications will be accepted until close of business Friday 26 August 2016.
Scholarship recipients are expected to be announced in late October 2016.
Further information on the Upskill and Invest – Young Farmers Scholarship, including how to apply, can be found on the Business Victoria website.
If you would like to speak to someone about the scholarship program, please contact:
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Telephone: 136 186