Calling all young agricultural innovators to submit ideas
YOUNG agricultural scientists, innovators and researchers from across Victoria are being invited to submit their agricultural research project ideas for a chance to share in up to $286,000 in grant funding.
The awards recognise big ideas that contribute to the success of Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors.
Innovative 18-35 year olds will have the chance to share in the overall money with grants of up to $22,000 across 13 industry categories.
Deputy Leader of The Nationals and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie urged passionate young people across Victoria to put their ideas forward for improving the productivity, competitiveness and sustainability of their industries.
Applications will close on Friday October 12 and recipients will be presented at the (ABARES) Outlook 2019 conference in Canberra.
For further information and on how to apply you can visit agriculture.gov.au/scienceawards.