This scholarship funded by the Agricultural Trust and the Irish Farmers Journal enables young farmers to visit New Zealand and work for six months to gain experience of alternative methods of dairy farming.
The scholarship winners receive a return travel ticket to New Zealand and a six months work placement on a progressive dairy farm which will commence toward the end of June. All travel tickets are valid for twelve months.
Applicants must be a current member of Macra na Feirme, be aged between 18 and 30 years on 1 January 2018 and committed to pursuing a career in the dairy industry. Applicants may be required to present for interview.
Return completed application form and your C.V to Jennifer Keegan, Macra na Feirme, Irish Farm Centre, Bluebell, Dublin 12 (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before Monday 30th April 2018. Interviews will take place the week following the application deadline.