SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AUSTRALIAN

PRIMARY PRODUCERS

Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships is a unique program that awards primary producers with a life-changing scholarship to travel overseas and study an agricultural topic of choice.

Nuffield has been selecting primary producers for over 60 years and it is the leading program for primary producers in Australia.

Scholars are selected annually on merit as people who are committed and passionate about farming or fishing, are at the leading edge of technology uptake and potential future leaders in the industry.

 

We encourage you to apply!

To be awarded a 2021 scholarship, an application and interview process is held in 2020 and travel commences in 2021.

Become a Nuffield Scholar

Although applications are temporarily on hold for the 2021 Nuffield Scholarship program, they will open on 1-September 2020. ​

Nuffield Australia is still urging young farmers with a desire to drive their knowledge and businesses forward to consider applying and prepare your application now!

There will be more than 25 Nuffield Scholarships on offer, each valued at $30,000.

​The Nuffield program opens doors to exciting and rewarding experiences. Whether it’s walking the halls of Westminster, accessing one of the world’s largest dairy farms in China or touring a leading wheat and maize research facility in Mexico, a Nuffield Scholarship presents a career defining opportunity for young farmers.

 

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Eligibility

The Scholarships are open to men and women, 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 or fishing as an owner or manager or an active member of a farming business; and

4. Intending to remain involved in primary production in Australia.

Deadlines

Although applications are temporarily on hold for the 2021 Nuffield Scholarship program, they will open on 1-September 2020. Nuffield Australia is still urging young farmers with a desire to drive their knowledge and businesses forward to consider applying. This year, there will be more than 25 Nuffield Scholarships on offer, each valued at $30,000. 

Apply

Please read each section below before proceeding to the Scholarship Application page to download the form.

 

We encourage you to apply!

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