Rotary Club of Richmond Scholarship

Value

$5,000 per year for one year only

Eligibility

New students

Course(s)

Agriculture, Food or Environment. This would include degrees in Sustainable Agriculture, Animal Science, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Environmental Management, Environmental Science and Environment and Health

Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia
  • be currently enrolled in their first year in an undergraduate degree relating to Agriculture, Animal Science, Food, Nutrition, Environmental Management, Environmental Science, or Environment and Health
  • must have been a resident of the Hawkesbury local government area in the year of completion of their HSC

The Rotary Club of Richmond

The Rotary Club of Richmond partners with the Hawkesbury Foundation to support Western Sydney University. Through sustained partnerships between the University, local industries, councils, community groups and alumni, the Hawkesbury Foundation aims to develop financial and physical support for the Hawkesbury campus and its community.

By raising funds to support educational and regional development, the Hawkesbury Foundation supports important educational projects such as scholarships, prizes, research, teaching positions, academic programs and teaching facilities.

The Rotary Club of Richmond Scholarship supports an undergraduate studying Agriculture, Animal Science, Food, Nutrition, Environmental Management, Environmental Science or Environment and Health at the Hawkesbury campus. The recipient must have been a resident of the Hawkesbury local government area in the year they completed their HSC.

Application 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.