Farrer Memorial International Travelling Scholarships

Farrer Memorial International Travelling Scholarships

The Scholarships are designed to support international travel to include attendance at an international conference at which a paper or poster is being presented.
As a guide, scholarships will normally be awarded up to the value $7,500.It is essential that applicants justify why support for travel or other learning and development is being sought, the likely benefits and a budget explanation for the level of funds requested. Applicants are able to visit relevant research centres as part of their itinerary.

Selection will take place to allow travel to be undertaken in the 2024/25 Financial Year (between 1 July 2024 and 30 June 2025).

Applicants must be:
– Postgraduate student enrolled for a PhD on any aspect of field crop research; and
– Citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

Applications to include: 

  • Application form, completed and signed – Download here
  • Applicant’s CV
  • Detailed itinerary or plan of travel and/or educational development
  • Covering letter from the Dean of Faculty
  • Supporting statement from a supervisor

Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, details of the travel (including and itinerary) or learning developments, details of any papers/poster to be presented at a research or conference event and a supporting statement from their supervisor. A detailed report on the use of the scholarship funding is to be submitted to the Trust on completion of the travel or learning.

All above nominations close 11:59pm Sunday 3 March 2024 by email to:

Ms Vicki Priest
Secretary, Farrer Memorial Trust

C/- NSW Department of Primary Industries
105 Prince Street
Orange NSW 2800


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