Stephen Cullinan Scholarship
This Scholarship (funded by the Agricultural Trust and the Irish Farmers Journal) enables young farmers to visit New Zealand and work for 6 months to gain experience of alternative methods of farming. The scholarship winners receive a return travel ticket to New Zealand and a guarantee of six months work. All travel tickets are valid for 12 months. Applicants must be members of Macra, be over 18 and under 30 and have completed one year in an Agricultural College or hold a Green Cert in Farming. Applications are invited yearly on the Macra website and in the Farmers Journal.
This year Gearoid Hinchion, Cork and Nicholas Berry, Offaly won the scholarship and are currently in New Zealand.