AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award

12 September 2019

OPENS

31 October 2019

CLOSES

8

NUMBER OFFERED

General

STUDY TYPE

Career Development

SUPPORT TYPE

Australian Capital Territory | New South Wales | Northern Territory | Queensland | South Australia | Tasmania | Victoria | Western Australia

LOCATIONS

Rural & Agriculture

FIELD OR INDUSTRY

$10,000 AUD

EXPIRED

Over the past two decades, the Award has gained a significant profile, and is recognised as a program of influence among parliamentarians, industry, media and Award alumni.

AgriFutures Australia is committed to the future growth and advancement of the Award as a means of identifying, celebrating and empowering women. The Rural Women’s Award is one of many AgriFutures Australia initiatives ensuring our rural industries prosper now, and into the future.

Applications are open now and close for NSW/ACT, QLD, VIC, WA, SA and TAS on Thursday, 31 October 2019 . NT applications close 26 January 2020. 

Value

Each state and territory winner receives a $10,000 bursary for innovative ideas and projects, access to professional development opportunities and alumni networks.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Award is open to all women involved in rural industries, rural and regional businesses and rural and regional communities
  • Location is no barrier. If you want to create impact, innovate and make a difference and/or contribute to enhancing the prosperity of rural and regional Australia, then we want to hear from you
  • Women must be over the age of 18, and Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • No formal qualifications are required
  • Detailed Award guidelines can be found here. Applications for the 2020 Awards  are now open.
  • If you know someone who should apply for the AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award, please email their name, contact details, and project area to rwa@agrifutures.com.au.When we refer to “rural industries” we mean agriculture, forestry and fisheries.

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