This Scholarship, offered by The University of Adelaide, has been established by the SA pig Industry to perpetuate the memory of Ronald John Lienert, OAM.
Ron Lienert is remembered in the Pig Industry through his contributions to the management of state and national industry agro-political issues, his membership of Industry Boards, committees and working parties, the establishment and operation of Lienert Australia Pty Ltd within agribusiness and his impact on the genetic improvement of the Australian pig herd.
The Scholarship aims to give encouragement, exposure and financial aid to attract students into the pig industry, who are currently at University and deciding their pathway into Agriculture.
Eligibility criteria include:
- Students must have completed their preceding years of study at the University of Adelaide before commencing Honours at the University of Adelaide
- Students must be eligible to apply for Honours
- Applicants must be Australian citizen or Permanent Resident
- Honours Project must be on pig production
The Scholarship is not available to applicants already contracted to work in or employed in the pig industry. The Scholarship is available for one year and is valued at $12,500 of which $9,000 will be paid as a stipend to the recipient to assist with education and living costs, with the remainder paid to the relevant University school as a contribution to the costs of their Honours research project.
In addition, the Scholarship recipient will be offered the opportunity to participate in off-Campus pig industry activities arranged to widen their understanding of pig production science, establish industry networks and to engage with potential employers.
For further information, contact Graeme Pope, Nuriootpa on 0438 423 900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications by 31st December to The University of Adelaide can be made here.
- 2011 Anthony Martynuik (inaugural)
- 2014 Ella Lindner (nee Duldig)
- 2015 Tanya Nowland
- 2016 Alexander Dean
- 2017 Bryony Tucker
- 2018 Zoe Pfeiffer
- 2019 Katelyn Tomas
- 2020 Chelsea Dossett
- 2021 COVID-not awarded
- 2022 Alexandra Klos
- 2023 Bonnie Homer