These annual awards are offered to students in Year 12 who wish to pursue a career in the Agricultural sector. These Awards will be presented at the end of Year 12. Some Examples of possible careers options are Veterinary Science, Animal Studies and Agricultural Science, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Plant breeding/genetics, Rural Journalism/Marketing, Soil Science, Agricultural Engineering and Agricultural Robotics /software design. Please note that careers in Agriculture are not limited to those listed above.
The Awards are sponsored by FNQ Growers Inc., Mackays Bananas, Mareeba and Mossman Canegrowers and Cairns Businesswomen’s Club in conjunction with the Business Liaison Association.
Prizes will be awarded to an overall Winner, Runner Up and an EncouragementAward. The Cairns Businesswomen’s Club is sponsoring an Encouragement Award for a female student wishing to pursue a career in this area. These may be altered in consultation with the sponsors of the awards.
Closing Date: Friday 10th September, 2021
For more details, please contact the coordinator shown below:
Coordinator: Warren Giffin
Phone: 0427 790 085