University of New England Australian Wool Education Trust Scholarships for Undergraduate Scholarships

Australian Wool Education Trust Scholarships:
Undergraduate Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Sheep wool education
Course Level: Undergraduate, training
Provider: AWET
Country to Study in: Australia

Scholarship Description
The Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET) provides undergraduate scholarships, each valued at $6000, for students interested in a career within the wool industry and who are currently studying an agricultural based degree.

To encourage enrolments in the modules being offered by UNE, the Trust co-funds a number of under-graduate scholarships for students across Australia who wish to undertake sheep and wool education training. The Undergraduate Scholarships are co-funded by industry organizations who also help provide unique work experience opportunities.

Undergraduate scholarships are offered to school leavers and first, second and third year university students interested in a career in the Australian sheep and wool industry. The scholarships are generally offered to students in the first, second or third year of their degree study.

The scholarship is for students across Australia who wish to undertake sheep and wool education training.

The scholarship is available to University students currently in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year and who have one or more years of study remaining on their degree.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Australia

Participating Institutions
The Scholarship is available to suitable applicants from any University

Fields of study
Undergraduate course in any Agriculture-based field, with training in sheep and wool education

Number of awards
The number of scholarships offered each year depends on the total funds available

Sponsorship duration
The stipend is for 3 or 4 years depending on the standard period to complete the course

Scholarship benefits
Each scholarship is valued at $6000 per year

Method of Application
Applications for these scholarships are made through the University of New England

Applications for 2012 close on Friday 7th October, 2011

Support for these scholarships is also co-provided by companies and industry organisations.

The University of New England (UNE) is a public university in Australia with approximately 22,500 higher education students. Its original and main campus is located in the city of Armidale in northern central New South Wales. UNE was the first Australian university established outside a state capital city.

Application Deadline: 7 October 2011
Open to International Applicants: No

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