Young Farmers Scholarship
Upskill and Invest
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.
The scholarship program is designed to be flexible, to fit with the demands and ambitions of young farmers and farm workers.
Scholarships are now open
The third round of the Young Farmers Scholarships are now open.
To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must:
be aged 35 years or under at the time of the application closing date
be working in a farm business in Victoria at least three days per week, and have been doing this work for the past three months or more
have at least two years of total experience on-farm, and
be an Australian citizen or permanent resident currently residing in Victoria.
More info at: http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/food-and-fibre-industries/young-farmers/scholarship-program
Apply at: http://www.business.vic.gov.au/support-for-your-business/grants-and-assistance/young-farmers-scholarship-program