The John Hanrahan Scholarship recognises and encourages agricultural excellence in the Riverine Plains region of New South Wales and northern Victoria by offering support to a local second year student in their agriculture/agribusiness degree or diploma studies.
The scholarship is named in honour of the late John Hanrahan, a successful and experienced farmer from Coreen, NSW, who had a passion for agriculture, a thirst for knowledge and real sense of community.
Awarded annually, the scholarship isincludes a bursary of $5000, access to work experience opportunities with Riverine Plains Inc or through its networks, opportunities to network and gain knowledge with free access to all Riverine Plains events and mentoring from one of its current committee members.
The John Hanrahan Scholarship is open to current first year Agriculture or Agribusiness degree or diploma students, who will be entering their second year of studies in 2021.
Students aged between 18 and 30 from the Riverine Plains region of north eastern Victoria and the southern Riverina region of NSW are eligible to apply.
Applications for the John Hanrahan Scholarship will close on 30 September with further details available from www.riverineplains.org.au.