The Angus Foundation awards five scholarships annually to give Angus Australia members the opportunity to participate in the Tocal Beef Cattle Assessment School.
Organised by the NSW Angus State Committee, the Tocal Beef Cattle Assessment Course is widely recognised as the most practical and hands on beef cattle selection course of its kind.
Angus Australia members aged 16 to 30 years are eligible to apply for the scholarships, where they will be educated on all aspects of the beef industry and work to increase their knowledge and skills in judging and selecting beef cattle.
The covers a wide range of topics ranging from using EBV’s, structural conformation and selection of market utilising Bos Taurus and Bos Indicus breeds and their crosses and will help participants through developing practical skills and information, presenting networking opportunities.
The Beef Cattle Assessment course is committed to the education of its participants in all aspects of the beef industry.
The aim of the scholarship is to:
Increase the recipient’s knowledge of the beef industry
Increase the recipient’s knowledge and skills in judging beef cattle
Expose the recipient to industry leaders
Develop the recipient’s judging skills
Applicants must be aged between 16 and 30 years of age
Applicants must be members of Angus Youth and/or Angus Australia
Have a strong desire to develop their beef cattle judging skills
How to Apply:
To apply for this scholarship applicants must compete application questions. Applications will be shortlisted and undergo a telephone interview.
Scholarship must attend the beef cattle assessment course on the advertised dates.
Upon returning from the beef cattle assessment school the recipient must submit a report detailing their experience.