Ronald J Lienert Memorial Scholarship for Honours Students

Applications open
9am, Monday 6 September 2021
Applications close
5pm, Friday 5 November 2021
Payment per year
$12,500 ($9,000 stipend and $3,500 operating costs)
1 year
Honours program relevant to pig production
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
Type of Scholarship
Available In
Faculty of Sciences
Available To

This scholarship has been established by the SA Pork Industry to perpetuate the memory of Ronald John Lienert OAM.  Ronald J 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 Australian Pty Ltd within agribusiness and his impact on the genetic improvement of the Australian pig herd.

One scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled in an Honours program at the University of Adelaide Roseworthy Campus, with the research component focused on an aspect of pig production in 2022. This Scholarship is open to students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia who are undertaking study as a Commonwealth Supported student.

This 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 livings costs, while the remainder will be paid to the relevant University school as a contribution to the costs of the research project.

Selection of the successful candidate will be made according to a combination of the following:

  • Academic merit;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and/or community involvement;
  • Demonstrated interest and/or past experience in the Pork Industry or in Animal Agriculture;
  • Pork industry project and Supervisor already identified and agreed to prior to Scholarship application;
  • Relevance and value of proposed research project to SA pork industry.

Academic merit will be determined according to students’ cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) for the preceding years.

Students in receipt of other University of Adelaide Scholarships may apply for this Scholarship.