2021 Spirit of Excellence in Agriculture Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Spirit of Excellence in Agriculture Awards

The Agricultural Bureau of South Australia are seeking nominations for its 2021 Spirit of Excellence in Agriculture Awards.

The awards provide unique opportunities and financial support to motivated and bright young farmers and rural youth who will benefit from personal and professional development to support a successful career in their chosen field.

Applications are currently open for:

  • The Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship sponsored by Department for Environment and Water (DEW) is an $8,000 grant for a farmer aged 18-40 to pursue further study, take a study tour or run a special project.
  • The Rural Youth Bursary sponsored by Department of Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) is a $5,000 grant for rural young people, not necessarily in primary production aged 18-30 working in a rural community to undertake further study in their chosen career with an ultimate benefit to their community.

Applications for the 2021 Spirit of Excellence in Agriculture Awards close 9am Monday, September 27th.

To find out more and apply, visit https://www.agbureau.com.au/awards or contact agbureau@ruralbusinesssupport.org for any enquiries.

The 2021 awards will be presented at the Agricultural Bureau of SA’s annual Spirit of Excellence Awards Dinner at The Terrace Function Centre in Evanston on Friday 29th October 2021, please visit the link for Event details and to Register tickets. https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2021-spirit-of-excellence-in-agriculture-awards-tickets-167014116719