Our industry partners recognise the significant contribution that students and graduates of the University of Sydney's Faculty of Agriculture and Environement make in this exciting and leading-edge sector that generates over $150 billion a year in production and contributes to around 16% of Australia's export earnings. To encourage further studies in the field of Agriculture and Natural Resources, scholarships are awarded to suitable applicants from both the private and government sectors.
GRAINS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
The Grains Research & Development Corporation is one of the world's leading grains research organisations, responsible for planning, investing and overseeing research and development, delivering improvements in production, sustainability and profitability across the Australian grains industry. The GRDC's mission is to invest in research and development for the greatest benefit to its stakeholders - grain growers and the Australian Government. The Corporation links innovative research with industry needs and it's vision is for a profitable, internationally competitive and ecologically sustainable grains industry. The GRDC offers the following awards and scholarships:
GRDC Training and Travel awards.
Grains Industry Research Scholarships (GRS) The GRDC provides support for Grains Industry Research Scholarships (GRS) to encourage post graduate training in disciplines that contribute to the research, development and extension priorities of the GRDC and the Australian grains industry. GRS
Grains Industry Undergraduate Honours Scholarships (UHS) The GRDC offer scholarships to undergraduate Honours applicants undergoing full time study. This is awarded to Australian citizen or permanent resident students on academic merit undertaking a project relevant to the Australian grains industry; for full eligibility criteria and information UHS.
Travel Awards are offered to applicants requiring financial assistance to attend a conference or undertake travel that benefits the Australian grains industry. Full eligibility criteria and contact information check the following page:Travel Awards
NSW Farmers Federation
The NSW Farmers Federation has a variety of scholarships available. For more information visit their website
Nursery & Garden Industry Australia (NGIA)
Opportunities for students through the Nursery Industry Research Linkage Program which is offering financial support opportunities for Honours, Masters and PhD students undertaking research relevant to industry in 2013.
Aligned to the Nursery Industry Strategic Investment Plan, the Nursery Industry Research Linkage Program encourages study in key areas such as plant production, biosecurity, plant physiology and urban horticulture. All of these research areas will produce benefits for the wider industry.
Successful applicants will be encouraged to engage with industry through presentation of findings and will be expected to provide written reports at the conclusion of their research. The program offers students an excellent opportunity to further their careers in a dynamic and progressive industry.
For more information please click here to download the flyer or contact Dr Anthony Kachenko at NGIA (E: email@example.com T: 02 8861 5106)