The Gary Sansom Scholarship is a postgraduate scholarship designed specifically to support the AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program industry priorities. Applications are now open and close 24 February 2021 at midnight AEDT.
The Gary Sansom Scholarship aims to uncover future chicken meat industry supporters and leaders, providing funding and a wealth of support to help students make their mark on the industry right from the beginning.
Worth up to $35,000, the prestigious annual Gary Sansom Scholarship seeks to identify high quality students, foster a career pathway in the chicken meat industry and support industry relevant research.
This scholarship was established in honour of the late AgriFutures Chicken Meat Advisory Panel Chair and Australian Chicken Meat Federation President, Gary Sansom, who was a great leader of the chicken meat industry. Mr Sansom was a long-standing supporter of programs encouraging new people in to the chicken meat industry and championed several communication and training initiatives vital to the industry. This scholarship in his honour aims to do just that, encourage new people into the chicken meat industry and support them to build a thriving career in the industry.
Each scholar is provided with support and opportunities:
The scholarship will support Mr Sansom’s vision for the industry – to ensure it is valued and respected by all sectors and the Australian community. It aims to develop leadership in the research community.
For more information visit https://www.agrifutures.com.au/people-leadership/scholarships/gary-sansom-scholarship/
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