Thursday, 28 February 2019
- Scholarships of up to $20,000 on offer for agriculture and aquaculture innovators
- The scholarships support the development of industry and jobs in regional WA
- $300,000 has been awarded to entrepreneurs through the program over the past three years
The McGowan Government is calling for applications from innovators and industry professionals in the agriculture and aquaculture sectors for the latest round of the Agriculture and Aquaculture Entrepreneurship Program.
The scholarship program is now in its fourth year and has so far awarded $300,000 to Western Australian farmers and aquaculture operators.
Successful applicants can receive a scholarship of up to $20,000 to research world-leading innovations and how to apply them in Western Australia to grow local industries and support WA jobs.
Past recipients have used the funding for activities such as travelling to see firsthand cutting-edge innovations in their sector, courses of study and trials to apply an innovation in their operation.
Applications close on April 28, 2019. For more information, visit http://www.jtsi.wa.gov.au/agriculture-and-aquaculture