Kable Family Scholarship

Value

$5,000 per year for up to three years

Eligibility

New or continuing students

Course(s)

Studying a horticulture-related degree at the Hawkesbury campus (opens in a new window)

Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia
  • receive an offer to study or be currently enrolled in their first year of an undergraduate degree in horticulture or a horticulture-related degree at the Hawkesbury campus (opens in a new window)
  • show a particular interest in vegetable crop production and the horticulture industry
  • provide a portfolio with their application which demonstrates this area of interest

The Kable Family

The Kable family has been active in the vegetable sector of the horticultural industry for over 45 years. After starting out in wholesale marketing at Flemington Markets 19 years ago, the family moved into vegetable production through their Tasmanian farm.

The Kable family is an ardent supporter of the industry and wishes to support its future growth and development. By seeking to support a high-achieving, dedicated future graduate with a balance of academic and practical skills, the family hopes to contribute to the ongoing success and longevity of the vegetable industry.

Applications and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the receipt of the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.