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Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology evokeAG. attendance and travel scholarship

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at 5:00PM 13 January 2020 (AEDT).

IMPORTANT: Please read information below to assist you in completing your application online.

The Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology is partnering with evokeAG. to bring six emerging leaders from across Australia to the two-day agrifood tech event in Melbourne on the 18–19 February 2020.  

Six emerging leaders will get the chance to immerse themselves with the innovative agrifood tech on display at the event, connect with industry leaders and explore the hot topics and conversations happening in the global agricultural space.

Successful applicants will receive a two-day delegate ticket to evokeAG. valued at $1,100 each, their flights and accommodation cost covered up to $1,000. They can also purchase extra tickets at a 20% discount. The six emerging leaders will also attend the evokeAG.  networking evening alongside evokeAG. Future Young Leaders and speakers, AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholars and Ignite Network members. The event will be held at a Melbourne CBD venue on the evening of Tuesday, 18 February.

The Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology is committed to equal opportunity, and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and identities to apply. This scholarship is aimed to gather young leaders to connect, collaborate and grow their networks at the Asia-Pacific’s largest agrifood tech event.

The Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology is an initiative of The Australian National University and CSIRO, and is supported by funding from the ACT Government.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The scholarship is open to young leaders across Australia. Applicants do not need to be enrolled at an Australian University
  2. Applicants must be aged under 25 years at the time of submitting an application
  3. Applicants must be willing to participate in communication and marketing activities, such as being named as a recipient, appearing in photos or videos, writing a guest blog post or doing a short Twitter takeover.

Applications will open on Wednesday, 4 December at 8.00am AEDT and close on Monday, 13 January at 5.00pm AEDT. 

 

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

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