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Warren Thornton Memorial Scholarship

Applications Open: 11 Dec 2017
Application Close: 3 Mar 2018
Status: Open
Value: $15,000

Established by Ms Betty Thornton to commemorate her brother (George) Warren Thornton (1929-2012) who farmed at Tallygaroopna and was active in the Goulburn Valley community.The donor has a preference for the awardee to be an undergraduate student, from the Goulburn Valley and with an interest in pursuing a career in the dairy industry. Such interest could extend to pasture production, cow nutrition, reproduction and health, calf management, milk harvesting and processing, agribusiness, dairy product marketing, and governance of the dairy industry.

If you are from the Goulburn Valley, commencing or currently studying a Bachelor of Agriculture,  and can demonstrate an interest in dairy production, this scholarship could assist you financially with study and living expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

  • be an Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • be enrolled in, or enrolled to commence study in a Bachelor of Agriculture at the University of Melbourne
  • have a permanent address in the Goulburn Valley
  • demonstrate an interest in dairy production
  • Preference will be given to students at the commencement of their studies as per the Donor’s wishes

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