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Tassal Scholarship in Applied Science (Aquaculture)

Salmon is a healthy, sustainable source of nutrition for the growing global population and Tassal’s proud of its role in putting Tasmanian farmed salmon on the map. Salmon farming continues to grow as a $850 million industry supported by a 5000 strong workforce and backed by world leading science, technological innovation, best practice fish welfare, robust operations and gear technology. To ensure a sustainable future and a better tomorrow, Tassal is committed to supporting scientific research and the education of future generations. Tassal is a proud supporter of the Associate Degree in Applied Science (Z2J), specialising in Aquaculture.



Available to a student who is commencing Year 1 of the Associate Degree in Applied Science (Z2J) in Term 1 2020, specialising in Aquaculture. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed the majority of their secondary schooling in Tasmania. Selection will be based on the applicant's interest in pursuing a career in Aquaculture and on the quality of the written application. An internship may be offered to the successful applicant.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.


$3,000 per year


Up to two years

Closing Date

28 February 2020


Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date. As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar.


Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.