School leavers looking to pursue a career in agriculture are being encouraged to apply for Rural Bank’s 2017 Scholarship.
Nine tertiary scholarships, each valued at $5,000 dollars, are on offer by Rural Bank to support first year university students with the cost of accommodation, course materials, equipment and tutoring.
Managing Director and CEO of Rural Bank, Alexandra Gartmann, said the Australian farming sector is dependent on the next generation of of rural leaders, who need the support of the industry.
Feature Image – Bradley Doak from Bundarra, NSW
Bradley is currently studying a Bachelor of Agriculture/ Bachelor of Business at University of New England, Armidale, NSW.
Bradley comes from a family sheep and cattle property in New South Wales and has always strived to pursue a career in agriculture. Following his studies he plans to contribute to Australia’s ability to produce high quality beef for both domestic and international markets.