Farrer Memorial Travelling Scholarship

NSW Department of Primary Industries is calling for the next generation of crop researchers to apply for a scholarship to support and encourage them to expand their studies and international networks.

The Farrer Memorial Travelling Scholarships allows future leaders to research global best practice and to see how other countries are managing challenges in their primary industries.

The scholarships assist postgraduate students enrolled for a PhD in any aspect of field crop research.

Students are provided with the opportunity to attend and present at an international conference as well as visit research centres.

In 2016 scholarship winners travelled to various destinations including France, Japan Switzerland and Korea, examining high level research relating to sorghum, barley, medicinal cannabis and biochar.

Travelling scholarships can be awarded up to the value of $5,000.


Applicants must be a:

  • Postgraduate student enrolled for a PhD in any aspect of field crop research; and
  • Citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

Applications close Friday 2nd June 2017

For more information http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/education-and-training/scholarships