Australian Beef Industry Foundation (ABIF) seeking applicants for the ANZ and ABIF Rural Leadership Scholarship

ABIF is calling for applications from those interested in pursuing leadership positions in the beef industry to apply for the ANZ/ ABIF Rural Leadership Scholarship to attend the 2013 Kellogg Rural Leaders Program at Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Lincoln University Agriculture faculty is world renowned for the scope of its activities. Many Australians now in industry leadership positions achieved their tertiary training at Lincoln, including those who have attended the Leaders Program.

ABIF is very fortunate to have partnered with the ANZ Bank to make this Trans Tasman scholarship available to young Australians who are keen to enhance their leadership qualifications and bring this training to bear in productive careers in Australian Agriculture, particularly in the Australian beef industry.

Full details of the scholarship are available in the accompanying advertisement and on the ABIF website at

ABIF Chairman Frank Archer, also a graduate of Lincoln University said “There are many members of the Lincoln Alumni now in leadership positions in agriculture and agribusiness in Australia, and this scholarship represents an outstanding opportunity for someone to join this cohort of contributors to a major component of the Australian national economy”.

The recipient of this scholarship will be the first Australian to attend the prestigious Kellogg Rural Leaders Program at Lincoln University.

Applications for this scholarship close on Friday 22nd September. Further information is available from

Contact: John Gunthorpe, Chairman ABIF Scholarship Committee                                                                                             E: T: 0400 403 456