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student conference scholarships

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ABOUT

 

The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) in partnership with Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and its associate members provide a number of scholarships to students undertaking tertiary studies in an agricultural related field to attend the feedlot industry’s conferences, BeefEx, & SmartBeef.

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The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) is pleased to host SmartBeef in 2023 at Tamworth, NSW on 11-12 October 2023.

 

Registrations will open mid-2023 for the main event in the lot feeding sector social calendar. SmartBeef is the grain fed beef industry’s major national event and is expected to attract over 400 delegates from around the country, and internationally, for a celebration and showcase of the sector’s achievements.

 

SmartBeef, held biennially, draws together feedlot operators and their staff, nutritionists, veterinarians, backgrounders, regulators, service providers, transport operators and others involved in the grain fed industry and beef supply chain.

SCHOLARSHIPS

The scholarships are awarded to students who show an interest in lot feeding, and/or associated fields. Student will be selected on the quality of their responses in the application form and their interest in a career in the lot feeding sector*.

ALFA/MLA Sponsored Scholarships

This scholarship covers a full delegate event registration. This includes a ticket to the on-feedlot day plus tickets to all social functions. The value of this scholarship is worth over $700. Please note that all other expenses incurred with attending the event, including travel & accommodation expenses are at the scholars own expense.

FeedWorks Sponsored Scholarship

This scholarship covers a full delegate event registration, travel and 2-nights' accommodation. This includes a ticket to the on-feedlot day plus tickets to all social functions. The value of this scholarship is worth over $1,000. 

Jefo Sponsored Scholarship

This scholarship covers a full delegate event registration and 2-nights' accommodation. This includes a ticket to the on-feedlot day plus tickets to all social functions. The value of this scholarship is worth over $900. 

*These scholarships cannot be transferred or redeemed for cash.

ALFA STUDENT MEMBERSHIP 

Preference is given to ALFA Student Members.  To increase your chances of receiving a scholarship, we encourage you to look into becoming an ALFA Student Member, at $50 per year; you receive a fortnightly newsletter to keep you up to date on industry happenings as well as a bimonthly magazine, work placement opportunities are also notified to Student Members. Membership is voluntary, and not a requirement to receive a scholarship.

entry CRITERIA

  • Must be enrolled in tertiary studies in an agricultural related field

  • Must be available to attend the SmartBeef23 event in Tamworth, NSW on 11-12 October 2023

KEY DATES

Applications Open​:  May 1

Applications Close:  August 6
Scholars Announced:  By the end of August

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