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    Upcoming Opportunities

    2020 'Working in Dairy Communities' - Small Grants Program - OPEN SOON

    Applications for our small grants program will open Tuesday February 4, 2020. Workshops will also be running in the first weeks of February on how to write a successful application. Keep your eyes open for a workshop in your area!

    2021 Nuffield Scholarship Applications OPEN SOON

    Applications open for the 2021 Nuffield Farming Scholarship April 1, 2020.

    Alpine Valleys Community Leadership Program Applications OPEN SOON

    Applications open for Alpine Valleys Community Leadership Program applications OPEN IN MAY 2020

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    Gardiner scholarship keeps Hannah in touch with dairy and home

    Hannah Thorson has gone to the city to learn more about agriculture but her heart remains in Gippsland. Thanks to receiving Gardiner Dairy Foundation’s 2017 Bill Pyle Tertiary Scholarship to support her Bachelor of Agricultural Science study at La Trobe...

    Keeping a lid on costs in good times and bad

    Whether the dairy industry is looking good, bad or ugly, northern Victorian farmer Brendan Hehir says his Nuffield Scholarship has given him sage advice on protecting profits and keeping a lid on costs. The scholarship has given Brendan an insight...

    DEADLINE EXTENDED: Tertiary scholarships applications open for students in dairy communities

    Gardiner Dairy Foundation is offering up to seven tertiary scholarships for students commencing full time study in 2020 in a field which will benefit dairy communities. Each scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum for up to three years. In...

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