Scholarships and awards


Manufacturing Sector

Dairy Australia offers several scholarships to attract highly motivated and passionate persons into the industry.


2015 Dairy Manufacturing Scholarships

Applications for the scholarship have now closed.

Each year Dairy Australia offers Dairy Manufacturing scholarships to 4-6 new graduates and diploma holders who are committed and passionate about the dairy industry. The key objective of this scholarship is to attract recent graduates and diploma holders into the dairy industry and train them in relevant aspects of dairy manufacturing.

The scholarship provides a generous living allowance and includes 8-10 weeks training comprising of dairy manufacturing theory and practical sessions at the National Centre for Dairy Education (NCDE) Werribee. These sessions are complemented by training placements at several leading dairy manufacturing companies.


The 2014 Dairy Manufacturing Scholarship program boasted

  • Over 40 graduates applied
  • 100% of the trained graduates secured jobs with dairy food companies within six weeks of completing the training
  • An average satisfaction score for the program as judged by scholarship graduates was 9.00/10


We chat to each of the Dairy Manufacturing Scholarship Program 2015 graduates about what they enjoyed most about the program.

Further information:

For further information, please contact

Dr Mani Iyer
(03) 9694 3787


Michelle Wightwick
(03) 9694 3759