7th May 2020
The Minister for Agriculture, Jaclyn Symes announced the 2020 Upskill and Invest – Young Farmers Scholarships open for applications.
You could receive up to $10,000! Each scholarship recipient is eligible to receive up to $5,000 for training and study (Upskill), followed by up to $5,000 to put their new skills into practice (Invest).
If you are aged 35 years or younger, and have at least two years’ experience on-farm, you could be eligible to apply. To find out more visit www.vic.gov.au/youngfarmers
To ensure young people develop the skills they need to build successful careers in agriculture, the Victorian Government has committed to investing in the scholarship program over the next three years.
Since 2015, the Young Farmers Scholarship program has successfully supported 63 young farmers to develop their skills across a range of agriculture sectors.
Applications close at midnight on Sunday 14 June 2020.