Applications now open for 2022 Nuffield scholarships

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May 24, 2021

Applications are now open for the Nuffield Australian Scholarships, supported by CRDC and Cotton Australia.

Each scholarship is valued at $30,000 and Nuffield Australia will award up to 20 scholarship for the 2022 year, including one supported by CRDC and Cotton Australia for the Australian cotton industry. 

Nuffield Scholarships are open to farmers, fishers and those in associated industries aged between 28-45, and no tertiary education qualifications are required. Each scholar receives a $30,000 bursary to spend 14 weeks of travel over 18 months to study a topic important to the industry.

Jodie Redcliffe, Nuffield Australia CEO and a 2013 Nuffield scholar,  says this year’s program has been especially tailored to allow recipients to navigate the global uncertainty and make the most of being part of the world’s most influential agricultural network.

“We’re offering greater access to online learning than ever before, including virtual connections to the global alumni network – 485-strong in Australia and 1,850 worldwide – as well as other agribusiness leaders,” she says.

“If COVID-19 travel restrictions continue we will reschedule or roll over to extended timelines for the travel component. We are committed to delivering the same high-quality and valued program as we have for the past 70 years.”

Applications close on Friday 6 August 2021. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed during September and October. Successful recipients of the 2022 Nuffield Scholarships will be awarded at the Nuffield Australia National Conference to in Tamworth NSW on 11 October 2021.

For more information, and to apply, visit