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									                          BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (Farm Management)

                        2011 SCHOLARSHIPS – APPLICATION INFORMATION
   Application is by provision of ONE full Curriculum Vitae/resume including a copy of your official year 12
   results and university entry score (if applied for), contact details for yourself and names and phone
   numbers of at least two referees. Please note only ONE resume is required in total, not one for
   each scholarship.

   Your answer to the appropriate essay question/s, which should be typed and BE NOT MORE THAN 500
   WORDS, should also be attached. Please ensure the essay question appears at the top of the page
   and your name is on the essay/s.

   In addition, please complete the generic College short answer essay. Please note only one copy of
   your short answer essay is required for the additional College question - the College will make
   additional copies as required. Please ensure your name is on this short answer essay.

   Your application may be submitted by email via our Student Services office -
   courses@marcusoldham.vic.edu.au or faxed to 03 5244 1263 attention Student Services or posted to
   the mail address listed below.

   If you are submitting by mail please DO NOT submit in a folder with pages in individual plastic
   sleeves. An application on plain white paper with a single staple in the top LH corner is
   sufficient as the interview panel DO NOT see the original application, only a photocopy.

   Applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be advised approximately 21 days prior to the interview
   date. Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be conducted at the College on the dates specified.

   NO PHONE INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED WITH THE EXCEPTION OF INTERNATIONAL
   APPLICANTS FOR THE INGLEBY FARMING SCHOLARSHIP (open to both Australian and
   International applicants).

   APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 4.45PM VICTORIAN TIME ON THE NOMINATED CLOSING DATE AS
   PER THE SCHEDULE

   The recipient of the scholarship must advise the College in writing of acceptance of the scholarship
   within seven days of written notification. The value of the scholarship will be deducted from the fees for
   the 2011 academic year in accordance with the information provided in the scholarship letter of offer,
   unless other arrangements are agreed to by the College.

   The successful applicant will be required to fulfil the Course Entry Criteria.

   The College advises that the successful recipient’s name and photograph may also be published in
   College and non-College material, i.e. student magazine, media, sponsor newsletters.

   Receipt of your application will be by email or mailed to the address on your resume.

                          Checklist
                             o   Have you included your resume?
                             o   Have you included your specific industry essay/s?
                             o   Have you included your College essay?



Marcus Oldham College                        Mail Address:                                           Phone (03) 5243 3533
145 Pigdons Road                             Private Bag 116                                 International +61 3 5243 3533
Waurn Ponds                                  Geelong Mail Centre                                        Fax (03) 5244 1263
Victoria     3216                            Victoria 3221                          ABN 50 071 444 409 ACN 071 444 409
Australia                                                                                   www.marcusoldham.vic.edu.au
The following scholarships are available for those who wish to commence the Bachelor of Business (Farm
Management) in 2011. Applicants DO NOT have to be enrolled at the College to apply for scholarships.
All scholarships as listed are for Australian students, with the exception of the Ingleby Farm Management
Scholarship which is open to both Australian and International applicants.

Scholarships have been categorised into one or more of the following:

Needs               =         Financial

Merit               =         Academic

Industry            =         Career (e.g. sheep cropping etc)

Student             =         Gender, region


                                                                                              CLOSE &                 # OF
 SCHOLARSHIP
                        CATEGORY          ELIGIBILITY/APPLICATION PROCESS                    INTERVIEW           SCHOLARSHIPS
    NAME
                                                                                               DATES                & VALUE
 Dr Alastair            Industry      All students in the 1st year of the Bachelor of     Close 20 August        One scholarship 
 Mackenzie                            Business (Farm Management) in 2011.                 2010.  Interview at    valued at $15,000 
                                      Written application, short listing and interview    MOC 30 September 
                                      at College with industry panel                      2010 

 Warakirri              Industry      All students in the 1st year of the Bachelor of     Close 20 August        One scholarship 
 Agricultural                         Business (Farm Management) in 2011 and 1st          2010.  Interview at    valued at $6,000 
 Trusts                               year of Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) in      MOC 30 September 
                                      2011.  Written application, short listing and       2010 
                                      interview at College with industry panel. 


 Hazeldean              Industry      All students in the 1st year of the Bachelor of     Close 20 August        One scholarship 
 Livestock                            Business (Farm Management) in 2011 and 1st          2010.  Interview at    valued at $7,500 
 Production                           year of Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) in      MOC 30 September 
                                      2011.  Written application, short listing and       2010 
                                      interview at College with industry panel. 

 AgCo ‐ Massey          Industry      All students in the 1st year of the Bachelor of     Close 20 August        One scholarship 
 Ferguson                             Business (Farm Management) in 2011 and 1st          2010.  Interview at    valued at $7,500 
                                      year of Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) in      MOC 30 September 
                                      2011.  Written application, short listing and       2010 
                                      interview at College with industry panel. 


 Commonwealth           Industry &    All students in the 1st year of the Bachelor of     Close 20 August        One scholarship 
 Bank                   Merit         Business (Farm Management) in 2011.                 2010.  Interview at    valued at $12,000 
 Agribusiness –                       Written application, short listing and interview    MOC 30 September 
 Farm Business                        at College with industry panel                      2010 
 Management 




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   SCHOLARSHIP           TYPE          ELIGIBILITY/APPLICATION PROCESS                         CLOSE &                   # OF
      NAME                                                                                    INTERVIEW             SCHOLARSHIPS
                                                                                                DATES                  & VALUE
 Yiddinga Foundation  Industry &     All students in the 1st year and 3rd year  of the    Close 20 August           One scholarship 
                       Merit         Bachelor of Business (Farm Management) in            2010.  Interview at       valued at $7,500 
                                     2011, and the 1st and 2nd years of the               MOC 30 September 
                                     Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) in 2011.         2010 
                                     Written application, short listing and interview 
                                     at College with industry panel. 
                                      
 Australian Farm       Merit         All students in the 1st year of the Bachelor of      Close 30 September        One scholarship 
 Management                          Business (Farm Management) in 2011.                  2010.  Interview at       valued at $10,000 
                                     Written application, short listing and interview     MOC 29 October 
                                     at College with industry panel                       2010 


 AgVance               Industry &    All students in the 1st year of the Bachelor of      Close 30 September,       One scholarship 
                       Merit         Business (Farm Management) in 2011.                  interview at MOC 29       valued at $10,000 
                                     Written application , short list and interview at    October 2010 
                                     College with panel 


 Webb Trust  *** 
                       Needs &       All students in the 1st year of the Bachelor of      Close 31 May, 2010.       Two scholarships
                       Industry      Business (Farm Management) in 2011 and 1st           Interview at MOC 30       valued at 
                                     year of Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) in       June 2010.                $30,000.00 each 
                                     2011.  Written application including financials, 
                                     short list and interview at College with panel 

                       Needs &       Female Only in the 1st year of the Bachelor of 
 Merlyn Myer*** 
                                                                                          Close 16 July 2010.       One scholarship 
                       Industry      Business (Farm Management) and 1st year of           Interview at MOC 16       valued at $30,000 
                                     the Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness).             August 2010 
                                     Written application, shortlist and interview at 
                                     College with industry panel 

Greentree              Needs &       All students in the 1st year of the Bachelor of      Close 16 July,  2010.     One scholarship 
Farming                Industry      Business (Farm Management) in 2011 and 1st           Interview at MOC 16       valued at $35,000 

                                     2011.  Written application, short list and
                                     year of Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) in       August 2010 

                                     interview at College with panel 
 Ingleby Farm          Needs,        All students – both Australian and                   Close 30 September        One scholarship 
 Management            Merit and     International – in the 1st year of the Bachelor      2010.  Interview at       valued at 
                       Industry      of Business (Farm Management) in 2011.               MOC 29 October            A$20,000 
                                     Written application, short listing and interview     2010 or by phone 
                                     at College                                           for international 
                                                                                          applicants 
                                                                                           
 Nick Petersen         Student       All students in the 1st year of the Bachelor of      Close February            One scholarship 
 Memorial                            Business (Farm Management) in 2011.                  2011, Interview at        valued at $5,000 
                                     Written application, short listing and interview     MOC March 2011 
                                     at College  




*** Please note that only The Webb Trust and Merlyn Myer needs based scholarships require provision of specific
financial information. Please contact the Student Services Officer for specific additional application forms for these
scholarships.
ESSAY QUESTIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2011 ENTRY.

Your essay should be not more than 500 words and should be typed, ensuring the specific essay
question appears at the top of the first page and your name is on each page. This should be
attached to your resume.

In addition to the specific scholarship essay, please answer in 100 words or less the following College
question and attach to your application:

                        “What are your goals and aspirations for the future?” 
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ESSAY TOPICS

Commonwealth Bank Agribusiness – Farm Business Management
Describe three values you see in a relationship between a rural business and its
banker.
Dr Alastair Mackenzie
Discuss your vision for the Australian wool industry in 2020.

Warakirri Agricultural Trusts          Your essay should address one of the following topics:
The potential for lucerne in crop rotations          or   Facing up to land degradation
or   Balancing nutrient removal with fertiliser
Hazeldean Livestock Production
Describe what you see as the major challenges facing Australian family owned farms
in the future.

Yiddinga Foundation
As a young person involved in the wool industry what are your attitudes towards
organisations such as PETA? (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). What is
one key strategy you would suggest the industry take to work in this type of
environment?
Australian Farm Management
What do you think are the skills and attributes required for a farm manager in 2020?

AgVance Scholarship
In rural Australia farmer cooperatives have played a significant role. In more recent
times big corporations are playing a major part in buying and selling farm
commodities. Do you think there is still a place for farmer cooperatives? Please
explain.



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AgCo – Massey Ferguson
Farm machinery technology has played a significant role over many years. From your
experience what do you see as the biggest advances in farm mechanisation in the
past 10 years and why?

Nick Petersen Memorial
How can young Australians contribute and have an influence in their communities
and the agricultural industry?


Needs Based Scholarships.
Greentree Farming NO FINANCIAL INFORMATION REQUIRED.
What is your view on the climate change debate? And, how will this impact on the
future of the Australian grains industry?

Helen Macpherson Smith Trust NO FINANCIAL INFORMATION REQUIRED
Please note NO specific essay is required, just your response to the Marcus Oldham question

Ingleby Farm Management Scholarship - Australian                             and International Students
NO FINANCIAL INFORMATION REQUIRED
Ingleby has a vision where they believe good farming can both feed the world and
protect the environment. Do you think this is possible in today’s world? Please
explain.


Please note that in addtion to the required essay below, applicants for these 2 additional needs based
scholarships should contact the Student Services Officer on                03 5247 2911 or email
courses@marcusoldham.vic.edu.au to receive appropriate application form which will require the provision
of specific financial information.



RC & EC (Cappur) Webb Trust
Why do you want a Marcus Oldham College Education and what are your career
goals in Australian agriculture?


Merlyn Myer
Explain three key strategies that would help to achieve sustainability in an
agricultural environment.



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