Scholarships and awards


Manufacturing Sector

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


2015 Dairy Manufacturing Scholarships

Calling new graduates and diploma holders to apply for the popular scholarship.

Applications are now open and there is now an extended closing date of Monday 8th December 2014.

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 Australia (NCDEA), 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

View the 2015 Flyer and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) below:

2015 Dairy Manufacturing Scholarship – Flyer (PDF, 2 MB)

2015 Dairy Manufacturing Scholarship – FAQs (PDF, 2 MB)

Please ensure that you have read the flyer and the FAQ documents before you attempt to complete the online application

Interested applicants may apply online through the simple online application form below.

Apply now:

2015 Dairy Manufacturing Scholarship – online application form

Definitely apply! It's well worth doing and will take you 10 steps above other graduates

Further information:

For further information, please contact

Dr Mani Iyer
(03) 9694 3787


Michelle Wightwick
(03) 9694 3759