- Charles Sturt student Ms Angie Molyneaux awarded one of 14 AgriFutures Horizon Scholarships
Charles Sturt University student Ms Angie Molyneaux has been named a recipient of a 2020 AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship.
Ms Molyneaux, who is studying a Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences at Charles Sturt in Wagga Wagga, was one of 14 recipients.
Each recipient is sponsored by a different organisation and Ms Molyneaux is sponsored by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
The AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship provides the recipient with $10,000 over two years to assist them in the final years of their degree.
Recipients will also receive ongoing support from industry sponsors, professional development workshops and work placements, access to industry leaders and chances to network at events.
“I am so incredibly grateful to be accepted into the Horizon Scholarship program and to GRDC for taking me on as a scholar,” Ms Molyneaux said.
“This is really an exceptional opportunity for me to prepare myself for a career in agriculture as I grow closer to the end of my degree.
“I’m looking forward to meeting other students who are involved in the program, learning more about the challenges and trends across the agricultural sector, and gaining new skills that will enable me to succeed in my career.”
AgriFutures Australia Managing Director My John Harvey welcomed the next generation of Australian agriculture professionals and was impressed with the calibre of this years’ entrants.
“We are thrilled to welcome our 2020 AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship winners, selected from a talented pool of over 85 applicants,” he said.
“It is very exciting to see the quality, passion and drive coming through our industries.”