If you are a student who is passionate about pursuing a career in rural
journalism applications are now open for the Royal Agricultural Society
The JB Fairfax Award for Rural Journalism aims to unearth an aspiring
young writer who is dedicated to sharing the stories of rural and regional
Australia. The successful recipient will receive a scholarship of $10,000
and practical work experience at Rural Press and the Sydney Royal Easter
Each JB Fairfax Award for Rural Journalism scholarship applicant is
required to submit a feature article of up to 1,200 words which explores a
contemporary issue, trend or activity of interest to rural and regional
communities, as well as a 600 word news item on a set topic.
Interested applicants are encouraged to visit www.rasnsw.com.au/programs
to find out more about the JB Fairfax Award for Rural Journalism and to
complete the online application form.
Applications close 30 September and the scholarship recipients will be
announced in early 2014.
The RAS Foundation is a philanthropic foundation which seeks to encourage
educational opportunity and foster vibrant and sustainable rural and
regional communities by supporting quality youth and community programs.
Visit www.rasf.org.au for more information on the RAS Foundation.