Educational bursaries for farmers, fishers and foresters

Co-operative Farming
Opening Date: 30/04/2020
Closing Date: 31/07/2021

We are helping participants access learning at partner institutions and providers through educational bursaries for co-operative education and relevant training for co-operatives and collaborative business models. Our educational bursaries are aimed specifically at encouraging learners from the farming, fishing and forestry community to extend their capabilities through study, regardless of their level of formal educational attainment. Once a participant is approved, the bursary will be paid directly to the education or training provider.

There are a range of online coursesworkshops and leadership courses currently available or coming onstream soon.

Key Criteria:

During the period of 30 April 2020 to 31 July 2021, educational bursaries are offered to applicants from within agricultural communities who are either:

  • working within a farming, fishing or forestry cooperative for a period of 12 months or more, or
  • have worked within the farming, fishing or forestry industries for a period of 12 months or more and can demonstrate their interest in learning more about the co-operative business model.

Successful applicants will need to

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident,
  • meet criteria for educational financial support,
  • comply with the terms and conditions, and
  • for some courses may have to meet separate entry requirements for specific courses.
Contact Name:  Miriel Hobbs
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