The Award includes a scholarship of up to $10,000 and practical work experience at Rural Press and the Sydney Royal Easter Show. The winning article is published in a major rural publication.
Applications should be submitted online. The JB Fairfax Award for Rural Journalism aims to encourage university students to pursue a career in rural journalism upon graduation. The Award was established through a private donation from Mr John B Fairfax AO. This Journalism award is open only for Australian citizens. The application deadline is 30th September, 2015. Apply for top 2015 scholarships and financial aid positions before application deadlines.