Are you an Angus Australia member aged 18-30 with an interest in the feedlot industry? Apply for the Angus Foundation ALFA BeefEX Scholarships now!
The Angus Foundation will once again award two scholarships to give Angus Australia members the opportunity to participate in two days of thought-provoking talks at the 2022 BeefEX Conference, 18th-20th October hosted by ALFA (The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association), in Brisbane Qld.
An exciting program has been put together with speakers who have experience in both domestic and international beef markets headlining the program, as well as a deep dive into leadership, economics, innovation and the power of influencing. For more information 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 Feedlotting industry and the beef industry as a whole
- Allow recipients the opportunity to network with industry professionals
- Develop the recipient’s personal skills
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO ENTER
To be eligible for these scholarship’s, applicants must be between 18 and 30 years of age. You must also be a current Angus Youth or Angus Australia financial member. Membership forms are available on the Angus Australia website. Each scholarship recipient will be provided with $1500 to assist in covering costs associate with attending the event, (for example; flights, accommodation and the event registration fee).
Applications for the scholarships to attend BeefEX 2022 will close the 29th of August 2022.
CONDITIONS OF RECEIVING THE SCHOLARSHIP:
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;
Breed Development Officer
Keep an eye out for upcoming scholarships
The Angus Youth program, supported by the Angus Australia Foundation and numerous other sponsors, aims to increase member’s knowledge of the Angus breed and to assist Angus Australia members to expand their knowledge and experience of the Australian and International agricultural industries.
Keep an eye out on the Angus Australia website upcoming application windows for exciting and informative scholarship opportunities.
Tocal beef cattle assessment school
Five scholarships will be available to Angus Australia members aged 16 to 30 to attend the Tocal Beef Cattle Assessment course from 5th-7th December 2022 in Tocal, NSW
The course will cover 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.
Scholarship applications open 1st August 2022 and close 12th September 2022.
Two scholarships will be available to Angus Australia members aged 18 to 30 to attend LIVEXchange 22 from 9th-10th November 2022 in Darwin, NT
This conference is the major event for Australia’s livestock export industry, held every two years as a joint venture between LiveCorp and the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC).
This event is all about sharing information and insight into the livestock export trade, breaking down knowledge barriers, being open about industry challenges and demonstrating industry’s commitment and ongoing effort to improve animal welfare in supply chains.
Scholarship applications 1st August 2022 and close 12th September 2022.