Applications are now open for the 2019 Albert Heslop Memorial Travel Grant from eligible horticulturalists and primary producers in the Murray Valley.
Under the auspice of SuniTAFE, the grant is for $4,000 and aimed at applicants who want to advance themselves, their enterprise and their industry.
Applicants must be aged between 18 and 40 years and be horticulturists or primary producers living and working in the NSW Shires of Wakool, Balranald, Central Darling or Wentworth; or Victoria Rural Cities of Swan HIll or Mildura or Shire of Gannawarra.
Applicants propose a travel itinerary that will enhance their experience, will motivate them to achieve personally and will develop thier capacity to be involved in and contribute to their industry group and their region.
The travel grant was established in honour of the late Albert Heslop, a state viticulturalist, councillor of Swan Hill and life member of the Murray Darling Association. Albert Heslop was always motivated to assist in developing primary production and market opportunities in the Murray Valley region, particularly to introduce new crops, develop the skill base of industry members and support emerging or developing enterprises.
The 2019 travel grant is generously funded by Murray Mallee Training, Australian Garlic Producers, Minter Magic and Tasco Petroleum.
Applications close Saturday June 15 2019.
Download the application form here –