Australian Dairy Youth Association Launches International Travel Scholarship

The Australian Dairy Youth Association (ADY) is thrilled to announce the launch of an exciting new international travel scholarship aimed at fostering the next generation of leaders in the dairy industry.

With a generous grant of up to $5,000, this scholarship provides financial assistance to one or two people aged between 21 and 25 years, allowing them to pursue education, training or unique work experience opportunity overseas.

The primary objective of this scholarship is to support young dairy professionals in their quest for skills development, leadership enhancement, and personal growth. By gaining international experience, scholarship recipients will be well-equipped to contribute meaningfully to the Australian dairy industry upon their return.

Key Details:

  • Scholarship Value: Up to $5,000
  • Eligible Age Group: 21 to 25 years
  • Purpose: Education, training or work experience overseas
  • Focus Areas: Skills development, leadership, personal growth

Frances Hayden, chair of the Australian Dairy Youth Committee, believes that international exposure is crucial for the personal and professional development of young people in the dairy sector.

“This initiative is designed to inspire and empower the next generation of dairy professionals, ensuring they have the tools and experiences necessary to drive innovation and excellence within the industry.

“This is a unique opportunity for young dairy professionals to broaden their horizons, enhance their capabilities, and make a significant impact on the future of the Australian dairy industry,” says Frances.

The value of the scholarship is $5,000. The selection committee may choose to award the scholarship in full to one applicant or split the scholarship into two separate $2500 scholarships.

How to Apply:

Ready to make your mark? Download the How to Apply and Scholarship Requirements information sheet.

Interested candidates can also email for further information or contact Adam Sawell 0401 096 507 or Glen Barrett 048 466 371 direct.

Key Dates:

  • Applications Close: Thursday 11th July 2024
  • Scholarship Interviews: Tuesday 16th July 2024
  • Winner Announcement: Friday 19th July 2024

About ADY

The Australian Dairy Youth Association is an initiative of Australia’s registered dairy breed associations. ADY supports the development of our next and future generations of dairy farmers and leaders through programs that grow and nurture farming and leadership capabilities.

Founding members of the Australian Dairy Youth Association are Holstein Australia, Jersey Australia, Guernsey Australia, Illawarra Cattle Society of Australia, Australian Red Dairy Breed and Brown Swiss Australia.