Student and teacher access to Cotton Conference improved thanks to scholarship program

Friday, 22nd June 2018 // Breaking News, Featured // Comments (0)

Cotton Australia is working to ensure the cotton industry’s next generation has a solid understanding of the sector through programs to help them attend the 2018 Australian Cotton Conference.

The conference will be on the Gold Coast from August 7 – 9 and is a valuable opportunity to meet key industry personnel and boost knowledge around cotton.

Cotton Australia is keen to ensure students and educators have access to the event so they can learn more about the industry and build strong pathways for a future in cotton.

The organisation has launched two programs to assist students and educators:

Scholarships

  • Student scholarship


Cotton Australia is offering 18 scholarships equivalent to the value of $1600 each for undergraduate students to attend the 2018 Australian Cotton Conference.

The scholarship will pay for the recipient’s conference ticket, Cotton Awards ticket, travel, accommodation and expenses.

Click here for full Terms and Conditions, including eligibility criteria.

  • Educator scholarship

Educators will have an incentive to attend the conference thanks to Cotton Australia’s scholarship for teachers.

A total of eight scholarships to the equivalent value of $1300 each are available for high school teachers.

The scholarship is open to all teachers interested in teaching about the cotton industry in their curriculum.

The scholarship will pay for the recipient’s registration on the Tuesday of the conference only, as well as travel and accommodation (if eligible).

Click here for full Terms and Conditions, including eligibility criteria.

Secondary Student program

Cotton Australia and the Australian Cotton Conference Committee is offering discounted registration rates for high school students and their teachers to attend the 2018 conference.

It is hoped teachers and students will make the most of the discounted rates and register their attendance.

Click here for full Terms and Conditions.

Download the registration form now.