Young farmers in Victoria can access scholarships of up to $10,000 to help boost skills and implement new on-farm initiatives.
Funding available: up to $10,000 is available for farmers and farm workers aged 35 years or under to help them with professional development and career progression.This includes $5,000 for study, backed by a further $5,000 to invest on-farm or in professional development activities to help put new skills into practice.The Victorian Government's Young Farmers Scholarship Program aims to support young farmers to build productive and profitable careers in agriculture. The Program recognises that in the future, young farmers will need a broad range of skills so they can embrace new technologies, respond to a range of challenges and capitalise on emerging opportunities.
Applications close: 24 April 2018
More info: visit vic.gov.au/youngfarmersApplications: go to http://www.business.vic.gov.au/support-for-your-business/grants-and-assistance/young-farmers-scholarship-program