Tallis Family Agricultural Scholarship


The Tallis Family Agricultural Scholarship was donated by Mary and Peter Tallis OAM, long-time supporters of agricultural education and of the Dookie campus. For more than 60 years, the Tallises have farmed “Boorinda”, a property neighbouring the Dookie campus.

If you are commencing or currently studying agriculture and can demonstrate financial need, this scholarship could assist you with study and living expenses.

Scholarship Value

Up to $2500*

Duration: one year

* based on 2017 award


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa

  • be enrolled in, or enrolled to commence study in agriculture at ungergraduate or graduate level

  • be able to demonstrate financial need.

Terms & Conditions


Annual payments are paid in two instalments, after the standard semester one and semester two census dates.
Amounts are payable on a pro-rata basis if enrolment is less than full time*.

* Full-time enrolment constitutes at least 37.5 points in one half-year period.


Recipients are expected to attend an award ceremony. Failure to attend (without extenuating circumstances) may result in cancellation of the scholarship.

Students are expected to maintain ‘good standing’ in their course. This means not being identified as at risk of, or making, unsatisfactory progress.

How to apply

  • Applications open: Mid-December 2017
  • Applications close: 3 March 2018

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