EOPP Agricultural Scholarship

Supporting passionate Year 11 & 12 students in the Esperance Port Zone to cultivate a thriving future in agriculture.

EOPP-Scholarship

Studying Year 11 or 12 in 2024?

At the Esperance Port Zone, we are dedicated to supporting the next generation of agricultural leaders across our region. 

We are seeking passionate Year 10 students who are enrolled to start Year 11, (or Year 11 students enrolled to start in Year 12), at any registered WA College of Agriculture in 2024, and who reside in the Esperance Port Zone.

Our scholarship program is designed to encourage and support these students to pursue a career in agriculture by assisting with the costs of their education.

The EOPP Agricultural Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship per recipient, split across four payments.

EOPP Scholarship Details

$10,000 scholarship per recipient, ($2,500 per semester across four semesters).
Scholarship is also available for those entering Year 12, (total scholarship will be $5,000 split across two semesters).
Scholarship funds paid direct to college. Recipients’ school and boarding fees debited from these funds.
Surplus funds may be approved by the Scholarship Selection Panel for a learning activity related to the objectives of the scholarship.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

If you are:

  • Currently enrolled in year 11/12 at a registered WA College of Agriculture
  • Residing in the Esperance Port Zone
  • Not in receipt of Assistance for Isolated Children (AIC) allowances

Then you are eligible to apply for the EOPP Agricultural Scholarship!

Applications open on 1 June 2023. 

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EOPP Scholarship eligibility year 10 and 11 students esperance

Scholarship Selection Criteria

 

To be considered for the scholarship, you must demonstrate the following:

  1. A diligent and dedicated approach to your studies and agricultural pursuits.
  2. Demonstrated enthusiasm, interest, and dedication to pursuing agricultural studies.
  3. Clear intent to pursue a career in agriculture.

 

EOPP Scholarship Selection Process

The EOPP Scholarship is advertised to:

  • College communities via websites, newsletters to parents and college promotional materials.
  • Esperance Port Zone community via EOPP Facebook and Newsletter

A Scholarship Selection Panel is formed by the EOPP Board to assess applicants and make selection.

Key Dates 2023

Applications Open:
Applications Close:
Selection Process Completed:
Recipient Announced:
1 June 2023
31st August 2023
9th October 2023
At the EOPP AGM

How to Apply

Students intending on applying for the scholarship must write a covering application letter addressing the selection criteria and supply the following documents:

  • School reports from at least the last 3 semesters, (that is a full year of reports and then the 1st half of the current year)
  • Your CV detailing study and work experience to date
  • Two references (can be from an employer or teacher, or a character reference from an individual who is not in your family).

Please email completed applications to Helen Ireland at eo@eoppcooperativeltd.com

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