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2018 Australian Cotton Conference Student Scholarship

Application Close: 6 Jul 2018, 5pm
Status: Open
Value: $1600

Cotton Australia is the peak body for Australia’s cotton growing industry, supporting more than 1500 cotton farming families in NSW and Queensland. They foster a world-class agricultural industry that’s sustainable, valued for its economic and social contributions and produces a top-quality product in demand around the globe. As part of their commitment to the cotton industry, Cotton Australia seeks to ensure that it has access to a well-trained and motivated workforce, and so it is delighted to support students in attending the Australian Cotton Conference.

Cotton Australia is offering 18 scholarships equivalent to the value of $1600 each for undergraduate students to attend the 2018 Australian Cotton Conference. The scholarship will pay for the recipient’s conference ticket, Cotton Awards ticket, travel, accommodation and expenses.

The 18th Australian Cotton Conference will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from August 7 – 9, 2018. It is an extraordinary three days of industry networking, learning from peers, hearing from leading experts in cotton research, production, business and marketing and meeting potential employers.

Eligibility Criteria

The scholarships shall be open to candidates:

• Currently enrolled or enrolling in undergraduate / post-graduate study

• Currently studying agriculture, agricultural science, applied science, business, teaching or associated fields

• Eligible to live, work, and study in Australia

• Able to attend the entire conference from August 7 – 9, 2018, including the Cotton Industry Awards Dinner on Thursday August 9, 2018

• Not already holding a scholarship from Cotton Australia or the Cotton Research and Development Corporation

• Are working towards a Diploma or Bachelor Degree

• Who have not received a scholarship to attend previous Cotton Conferences

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