Tertiary Scholarships


Each year, a small number of scholarships will be available for students, including mature age students, planning to commence a recognised tertiary study in an Agricultural discipline.  The value of the scholarships will be $5,000-$8,000 per student per year. 


Please see this Information Sheet for details.








Applications are to be submitted using this form by the end of the 3rd week in January.


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Scholarship Details

2020 Recipient

Madison Medhurst

Advanced Diploma in Agribusiness – Management at Longernong College.

2019 Recipients

Connor Kelly

Bachelor of Ag. (Animal Science) - Charles Sturt Uni

"I am passionate about the beef farming industry, having worked and been brought up in it and aim to expand my knowledge in the area by studying animal science."

Feb 2020 Update: Connor is continuing his studies.

Brianna Spratling

Bachelor or Agriculture - University of New England

"I have grown up on a farm in rural Victoria where my family grows fat lambs, merinos and Angus cattle.  I have therefore developed a keen interest in pursuing a career in the Agricultural field."

Feb 2020 Update: Brianna is continuing her studies.

2018 Recipients

Laura Millard

Advanced Diploma in Agribusiness – Management at Longernong College.

Laura and has lived on a farm all her life and would like to pursue a career in farming.

2019 Update: Laura is continuing her studies.

Jacob Wilson

Advanced Diploma in Agribusiness - Management at Longnernong College.

He has completed a RIST program in year 10 and has completed VCE Agriculture and Horticulture over the past two years.

2019 Update: Jacob is taking a break from his studies.

Emily Johnstone

Certificate 3 in Agriculture RIST - 2 years

Born and raised on the family farm at Cashmore, Emily worked on a dairy farm during years 11 & 12 and worked casual with Elders in Hamilton in the saleyards on sale days.  Currently working at SurryLea Dairy Farm

Feb 2020 Update:  Successfully completed - congratulations.

"The course has been really enjoyable, I have learnt so much throughout the 2 years which I will be able to use on my own farm one day. "

2017 Recipients

Liam Price

Bachelor of Agricultural Science Lincoln University New Zealand – 3.5 years

2019 Update: Liam is taking a break from his studies.

Roberta Davidson

Bachelor of Applied Biology majoring in Genetics - 4 years

2019 Update: Roberta is continuing her studies.

Katelyn McPherson

Advance Diploma of Agriculture Diploma of Agronomy Longernong College – 2 years

"Thank you so much for all the support from the organisation over the last two years."

2019 Update:  Successfully completed - congratulations.

Rachael Roberts

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Hydrology Flinders University  - 4 years

Feb 2020 Update: Rachael is continuing her studies.

2016 Recipients

Rachel Alexander is completing a 6 year course part time - Bachelor of Rural Science at the University of New England. She is studying part and working full time and needs help with the travel/flights and accommodation as she attends three times a year for intensive schooling. Rachel has her own Belted Galloway Stud – Windon Park Belted Galloway Stud. A winner of the Women in Business Regional Development Award as the Young Business Woman of the year 2015. Rural Industries Skills Training – Trainee Excellence Award – 2014.


Feb 2020 Update:  Rachel is resuming her studies.

Clair Haby

Longerenong Agricultural College -  Advanced Diploma of Agriculture. The duration of this course it two years. Clair is from a family farm that runs sheep. She is interested in sheep and sheep genetics and is excited about attending Longerenong College to focus on agriculture. Having the scholarship will make it easier for her to focus on her studies as she will be living away from home with the extra added expense of accommodation books etc

Successfully completed - congratulations.

Davoc Collins has also been awarded a scholarship and Davoc has chosen to take a gap year and will continue to work part time  and on the family farm.  Davoc also lives on the family farm which produces potatoes and beef cattle. He is interested in the science of food production and land management. Davoc’s course will be a three course in Agricultural science at La Trobe University. He enjoys working with machinery and the technology involved in food production. The scholarship will assist with his course fees.

Feb 2020 Update: Davoc is continuing his studies.