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WELCOME TO NUFFIELD AUSTRALIA SCHOLARSHIPS

Nuffield Australia is the country’s leading agricultural scholarship organisation. It a unique program that awards primary producers with a life-changing scholarship to travel and study an agricultural topic of choice.

For over 70 years, Nuffield has built capacity for individual producers, their businesses and wider agricultural industry.

Scholars are committed and passionate about farming or fishing. They are at the leading edge of technology uptake and potential future industry leaders. Each year, a new group of scholars are selected, and they continue to be involved with Nuffield after they complete their final reporting commitments. Along with investors, scholars make Nuffield one of the most influential agricultural networks in Australia and internationally.

Applications for a 2023 scholarship are now closed.

Applications for 2024 scholarships will open in 2023, with research and travel starting in 2024.

 

Visit the "How to Apply" section of this website for more details.  

2022 NATIONAL CONFERENCE 

Registrations for our 2022 Nuffield National Conference are now open. The Nuffield Australia National Conference is the highlight of the Nuffield calendar. It offers a meeting point for scholars, investors and the broader agricultural industry.

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Become a

Nuffield Scholar

We urge farmers with a desire to drive their knowledge and businesses forward to consider applying. There are approximately 15-20 scholarships on offer annually, each valued at $30,000.

Benefits:

  • A level of access that no other scholarship program has, with our approachable, global network

  • See leading and innovative businesses and identify new best practices and ideas

  • Building capacity in agriculture is more important than ever with COVID19 and trade tensions

  • Forge connections with the global alumni network – 495 Scholars in Australia and 1,800 worldwide

  • Nuffield Scholars have been "bringing the world home" for 70 years

 

As a Scholar you will:

  • Research a topic to add value to the Australian primary industry sector

  • Join a global network of 1,800 Scholars, who have enjoyed this unique experience

  • Become a member of Nuffield to promote primary industries and issues

  • Have access to international businesses and individuals not otherwise reachable

​Nuffield Scholars are part of a select group of innovative, free thinking people. After the study, scholars produce a written report and communicate the new knowledge and experience to others in the industry.

Nuffield Scholars are scholars for life. There is on-going communication with our alumni, plus events, workshops and the chance to be involved in additional learning opportunities.

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WE THANK OUR 2022 SCHOLARSHIP INVESTORS

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APPLICATION AND CONFERENCE

 

Eligibility

The Scholarships are open those who are:

1. Between 28-45 years of age. (Please note that exceptional candidates outside this age range will be considered);

2. Ordinarily a resident of Australia;

3. Engaged in farming, horticulture, fishing or associated industries; and

4. Intending to remain involved in food and fibre industries in Australia.

Regard will be given to the value of the experience that the applicant will gain through the study.

All scholars must write a comprehensive report about the research findings.

Apply

Applications for the 2023 program are now closed.

 

There will be approximately 20 Nuffield Scholarships on offer for 2024, each valued at $30,000. 

TO APPLY:

  • Review all pages under the “How to Apply” section of the website to understand the scholarship commitments.

  • Proceed to the “Apply Now” section and complete some basic contact details to register interest and download the application form.

  • Complete the application form and submit it before the closing date in June 2023.

Conference

Our National Conference is the highlight of the Nuffield calendar. It offers a meeting point for scholars, investors and the broader agricultural industry. All newly selected scholars attend this event to be formally awarded their scholarship.

Following a virtual conference in 2021, our 2022 National Conference will be held on 12-13 September at Tamworth, New South Wales, followed by a two-day regional tour. 

Visit the 2022 National Conference webpage here 

 

 


 

©2022 by Nuffield Australia Farming Scholars

Address: PO Box 495, Kyogle, New South Wales 2474

Ph: 0402 453 299

E: enquiries@nuffield.com.au