JB Fairfax Award for Rural Journalism (External)
The JB Fairfax Award for Rural Journalism is a national award that aims to encourage university students to pursue a career in rural or regional journalism upon graduation. The Award was established through a private donation from Mr John B Fairfax AO.
Value and durationThe Award includes a scholarship of $10,000 and practical work experience as an intern Fairfax Media and the Sydney Royal Easter Show. The winning article is published in a major rural publication.
Who is eligible?
Applicants for the Award must:
- Be enrolled to study in any undergraduate or postgraduate degree of relevance to rural affairs at an approved Australian education provider.
- Submit a Feature article on one of the following topics:
- Topic 1:How can Australian agriculture benefit from Brexit?; or
- Topic 2:How could better digital connectivity in country areas invigorate rural economies?; or
- Topic 3: How can fresh ideas from young producers lead to on farm gains?
Course area(s)All courses.
For application dates and details please visit: http://www.rasnsw.com.au/foundation/scholarships-and-grants/rural-journalism/
For further information contactPlease direct all enquiries to:
Phone: 02 9704 1226