Are you an Angus Australia member aged 18-30 with an interest in the feedlot industry? If so, then you will want to apply for the Angus Foundation ALFA BeefEx Scholarships, open now!

The Angus Foundation will once again award two scholarships to give Angus Australia youth members the opportunity to participate in the only place on the calendar specifically focused on the Grain Fed Beef Industry.   

The 2024 BeefEx Conference will be held 15th-17th October 2024 hosted by ALFA (The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association), in Brisbane Qld.   

Jack Jansen, previous recipient (2022) says, “The feedlot industry is an important part of the Angus and broader beef supply chain. Attending BeefEx provides the opportunity to learn how the sector is evolving to tackle rising pressure on sustainability and efficiency, while not surpassing on the high-quality beef Australia produces.”  

“I highly recommend attending BeefEx to young people who are interested in developing a better understanding of the broader feedlot industry, the calibre of speakers and opportunities to network with industry leading professionals is second to none”. READ MORE ABOUT PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS’ EXPERIENCES 

BeefEx 2024 has put together an informative program with speakers delving into learnings from international markets, consumer sentiments, updates to the current research being undertaken, and people management. For a deeper look into the program CLICK HERE 

BeefEX is well renowned for drawing together a wide variety of experts from the grain fed beef industry including but not limited to nutritionists, veterinarians, backgrounders, regulators, service providers, transport operators and others involved in the grain fed industry and beef supply chain.   

The aim of this scholarship is to:  

  • Increase the recipient’s knowledge of the Australian Lot Feeding industry and the beef industry as a whole. 
  • Allow recipients the opportunity to network with industry professionals. 
  • Develop the recipient’s personal skills.  


  • Applicants must be between 18 and 30 years of age. 
  • Must be a current Angus Youth or Angus Australia financial member. Membership forms are available on the Angus Australia website.  
  • Demonstrated passion for the beef industry, Angus breed and the lot feeding industry. 
  • Demonstrated interest to grow in understanding of the Australian lot feeding sector and wider beef supply chain. 

Each scholarship recipient will be provided with $1500 to assist in covering costs associated with attending the event, (for example; flights, accommodation and the event registration fee).    

Applications for the scholarships to attend BeefEX 2024 will close the 26th of August 2024.     



The scholarship cannot be deferred, it must be taken up in the year it is awarded.  

Within two weeks of returning, a full trip report must be given to the Angus Australia Foundation.   

For further information contact:  

Hanlie Jansen
Extension Officer