Opportunities for Students

With the pressure on agriculture production to feed a rapidly growing world population, agriculture will become an increasingly valuable career pathway with a high take up of new technology and innovation.

Opportunities now abound for students interested in agriculture to gain financial and industry support in their secondary and tertiary education years.

Opportunities for Students
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Enhance the opportunities for YOUR sons, daughters, nieces & nephews, to succeed in an industry they have experienced first hand, and who also have a passion to develop a career in horticulture.

Primary Industries Centre for Science EducationPICSE aims to attract students into tertiary science and increase the number of professionals in agribusiness and research institutions.

• Scholarships for Year 11-12 students.

• Industry placement with a team of scientists in local industries or research organizations.

• Opportunities for year 10 students to connect with local primary industries research.

Horizon ScholarshipsHorizon Scholarships offer students $5,000 towards their annual fees for studying an agriculture-related degree at university.

The Horizon Scholarship has been developed to support the next generation of agricultural leaders, who will take up the challenge of farming for the future.

We are looking for young people who are passionate about agriculture, with a keen interest in the future of our industries and who are ready to expand their networks and learn new skills.

If this sounds like you,
apply for a Horizon Scholarship

For more information contact :

Rod Hall
IDO – West
John Runting
IDO – East

0403 215 935 idowest@vgavic.org.au

0417 356 364 idoeast@vgavic.org.au

Helena Whitman
VGA Executive Manager
0407 772 299

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