About the Award
This annual Award is offered nationally July to May with the winner being announced at the Royal Melbourne Show. The Award provides
an opportunity for young breeders, aged 18 to 25 years, to undertake a study
tour of Australian beef cattle breeding programs, developments and practices.
As well, they act as young ambassadors for the beef cattle industry in
Applications are open to individuals
involved in the breeding and development of any breed of beef cattle within
Australia who are wishing to undertake an overseas study tour with the aim of
improving Australian beef cattle breeding practices.
The Applicant must be an Australian
citizen, currently residing in Australia and aged between 18 and 25 years of
age, having turned 18 years prior to January 1st of the year of application or
turning 25 years before December 31st of year of application.
The Applicant must be able to
demonstrate that they are a breeder or are working within the beef cattle
industry and have a strong interest and long-term commitment to the Australian
Beef Cattle industry.
For full terms and conditions and application requirements please ensure you read the Award Criteria 2021 prior to commencing your application.
Applications close at 5:00pm Friday 25 June 2021
If you have any questions regarding this application please contact the Ballarat Foundation: