SCHOLARSHIPS have been awarded to 20 students to help groom the next generation of rural leaders.
The Horizon Scholarship provides scholars with a $10,000 bursary over two years, along with an annual four-day professional development workshop and two weeks of industry placement.
The program, supported by six Research and Development Corporations and industry partners, provides the next generation of leaders with opportunities to kickstart their leadership skills and expand their networks.
AgriFutures Australia managing director John Harvey said students were carefully paired with industry sponsors that aligned with their career aspirations and industry experience.
Mr Harvey said the scholarships would not be possible without the “diversity…