SCHOLARSHIPS

Empowering the next generation of ruminant nutritionists

2021 APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN

As part of the Association’s commitment to the promotion and development of ruminant nutrition in Australia, the AARN offers a monetary scholarship to students enrolled in any tertiary education facility in Australia completing their major research project in a topic related to ruminant nutrition. The scholarship is provided as a one-off grant.

Winners are required to attend the AARN Annual Conference & AGM and do a short presentation on their work. Attending this conference is a fantastic opportunity for students to learn from other presenters on the day, and network with potential employers and industry colleagues.

Applications close August 31st 5:00pm.

To be eligible for the prize applicants must be:

  • Enrolled as an Honors, Masters or PhD student in an appropriate course (Bachelor/Master of Animal Science, Agricultural Science or Veterinary Science) at an Australian University
  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Undertaking a research project involving ruminant nutrition or a related topic and be able to provide details of the project and
  • Able to demonstrate academic merit.

The cash prize value of the scholarship is $1,500 with $1,000 payable upon announcement of the successful applicant. The remaining $500 will be payable after a short presentation at the AARN Annual Conference & AGM October 12th & 13th, Mulwala NSW, OR the next applicable conference if necessary). Payments will be made via direct bank transfer.

Scholarship winners will also receive free membership of AARN (valued at $300) in 2022 as well as funding to cover conference registration, travel, and accommodation costs associated with attending the conference.

  • Written applications will be judged by the current AARN committee based on 1) writing ability; 2) significance of project/findings; and 3) relevance to ruminant nutrition.
  • Winners will be notified by September 10th
  • AARN reserves the right to appoint 0, 1 or 2 scholarships at the discretion of the committee based on available funds and the applications received.
  • To accept the award, recipients are required to attend and give a short 10-minute presentation at the annual AARN Annual Conference and AGM, October 12th & 13th in Mulwala, NSW

How to Apply

Complete the form below and attach:

  • A cover letter that acknowledges eligibility criteria
  • A well written 200-word description of work that has been signed by your supervisor

 

Applications close August 31st 5:00pm.

Scholarship Application
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 2 files.
Please upload a Cover Letter that acknowledges Eligibility Criteria and a 200-word description of work that has been signed by your supervisor.
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