Eliza stars for rice industry

16 May 2012 4:32 PM - Successful Horizon Scholarship candidate

The Ricegrowers Association of Australia is pleased to announce that Carrathool student Eliza Star has been awarded a prestigious Horizon Scholarship, with the help of sponsorship from the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation rice program.

Chair of the Rice Research and Development Committee, Ian Mason, said that Eliza had done extremely well to be one of only eight applicants of a field of 167 to be successful.

“It’s a great achievement for Eliza to be selected out of such a strong field of applicants.”

“We’re really pleased that she is getting this assistance to pursue her goal of returning to the MIA as an agronomist. We congratulate Eliza on her wonderful achievement and wish her the best studying for a Bachelor of Agricultural Science at Charles Sturt University.”

Mr Mason said that the Horizon Scholarship provided considerable benefits for recipients.

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