Jan Cathcart Scholarship
Application open: 01 Sep 2019
Application close: 12 Oct 2019,
Terms: Up to 3 years
The Scholarship program was launched in 2014 to honour the memory of long-term SunRice employee Jan Cathcart and recognise her high principles, commitment and 43-year contribution to the rice industry, SunRice, and our shareholders and growers. It is designed to support women who demonstrate a passion for and commitment to the rice industry and who can contribute to shaping a positive future for our industry.
The Scholarship is open to female shareholders, growers and employees and their extended families. We encourage women from across our networks to apply, or to nominate other eligible women who would benefit from the program.
To be eligible for the Jan Cathcart Scholarship, an applicant’s tertiary study will ideally be aligned to professional positions for which there is growing demand across regional Australia. These would include, but not be limited to, agricultural science, engineering and finance / business. Priority will be given to applicants from regional Australia, preferably those from rice growing areas, however we welcome all suitable applications. The scholarship is open to both eligible students currently studying at university or new students attending their first year of university in 2020.Act Now