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Scholarships and University funding for Australia students

Agricultural Science

Agricultural Science Scholarships Australia 2016 – 2017


1) Sponsored by Coca-Cola and the Australian Council of Agricultural Societies 2016/ 2017

About: The Australian Council of Agricultural Societies (ACAS) and Coca-Cola Amatil have been supporting Australian students studying in agriculture related fields for the past 7 years. Since 2005, the scholarship program has assisted almost 200 talented young people, from all over Australia, to develop careers in agriculture.
Field of study:  Agriculture
Eligibility: The ACAS/ Coca-Cola Agriculture Scholarships are open to any Australian citizen or permanent resident who:

  • is studying a topic related to Agriculture at University or Tafe.
  • is a current member of an Australian Agricultural or Show Society.

How to apply: Applying for an ACAS/Coca-Cola agriculture scholarship is easy. Simply complete the online application form via the following link:, or Download the Australian Agriculture Scholarship application form (pdf) and post your application by the due date to:
ACAS PO Box 282 Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
You’ll need to include your academic details, work experience, extra-curricular activities, and your Australian Show Society membership details.
Closing date:

  • NSW and ACT applicants – 28th February annually
  • All other states – 30th June annually

Contact: Geoff Fader (Scholarship co-ordinator):


2) A E Ringwood Supplementary Scholarship 2016/ 2017

University Name: Research School of Earth Sciences
Field of study: Earth Sciences
Eligibility: Bachelor degree with first-class honours, or a research Master degree from a recognised university; International Students will be considered for this scholarship. Discipline specific.
How to apply: There is no separate application process as the scholarship is awarded to the highest ranked eligible candidate.
Please download and read the A E Ringwood Supplementary Scholarship – condition of award (pdf).
Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant convener or a prospective supervisor, prior to lodging an application, to discuss the proposed research topic and related matters.
Closing date: 31 March, annually
More information: Awardees of this scholarship will have been successful in obtaining a full Tuition Fee Scholarships and an ANU (stipend) Scholarship; which include travel to Canberra; reimbursement of some removal expenses; thesis reimbursement allowance.
Contact: +61 2 6125 2056/


3) Royal Agricultural Society (RASV) Scholarship 2016/ 2017

University Name:La Trobe University: Albury-Wodonga & Melbourne campus
Donor: The Royal Agricultural Society (RASV)
About: The Royal Agricultural Society (RASV) is a member based organisation that promotes and celebrates agriculture through events that link industry with consumers. The RASV aims to improve the quality of, and increase demand for, Victorian agricultural produce.This scholarship will support a student who has the capacity to be a leader in the industry through the provision of a financial award, invitations to key event, mentoring, networking and industry exposure as well as membership with the organisation.
Field of study: Agricultural Sciences
Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, resident of Victoria over the age of 18 years
  • be in their final year of their undergraduate degree in
    • 3rd Year Agriculture
    • 4th Year Agriculture/Business
    • 4th Year Agriculture/International Development
  • Be able to demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career related to agriculture, agribusiness, food or beverage
  • Have successfully completed the first semester if their final year

How to apply: TBC
Closing date: 28 August annually


4) 8.E.F.T.S Scholarship 2016/ 2017

University Name: Charles Sturt University
About: The scholarship is awarded to first year Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management and associated double degree students at the Wagga Wagga campus.
Field of study: Agriculture & Natural Resources
Eligibility: Applicants must be commencing study at the Wagga Wagga campus in the Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management (or associated double degree). Selection is based on academic merit and association with the Narrandera Shire or adjacent Local Government Area.
How to apply: Contact the University for an application form.
Closing date: Early February, annually
Charles Sturt University
Ph: 61 2 63384834
Fax: 61 2 63384834
University Advancement Unit
Ph: 61 2 63384834/ Email:


5) Plant the Seeds for Your Future – College Scholarship 2016/ 2017

Sponsor: Flowers Across Melbourne
About: Are you a creative, motivated individual interested in studying agriculture, design, technology or something similar at one of Australia’s premiere universities? If so, Flowers Across Melbourne wants to give you a $500 college scholarship and help you get there!

There are three disciplines that make Flowers Across Melbourne flourish: agriculture, design and technology. Because of this, we invite any and all students studying a field within one of these three disciplines to participate in our essay competition.

The topic to be explored for this year’s scholarship essay contest is “Today’s Innovations Across Different Markets.” This broad topic is intended to test the fledging students view of their respective industry as well as their eye for how future innovations can improve it. We feel that innovation is the lifeblood of any professional endeavour, and we want to hear your vision on how you expect it to help you industry.
Field of study: agriculture, design and technology
Eligibility: This contest is open to secondary school seniors and university students looking to study a major that falls under one of these umbrellas: agriculture, design and technology. If you feel your course of studies falls into one of these categories, we want to hear from you!
How to apply: Rules:

  • Entrants must nominate themselves by submitting an essay that explores today’s innovation trends across their chosen industry.
  • Essays must be between 500 words and 1,000 words.
  • All essays must be submitted to
  • All essays must be submitted by 1 September annually.
  • Scholarship will be awarded on 1 October annually.
  • Please include a short cover letter with your scholarship essay naming the school you attend or wish to attend, as well as the major you wish to pursue. Flowers Across Melbourne will review all submissions and select the winning essay based on academic ambition, creativity and work quality. We may post some of our favourites on Flowers Across Melbourne, so make sure to put your best foot forward!

Closing date: 1 September annually


6) Sydney Royal Wine Scholarship 2016/ 2017

Donor: The Sydney Royal Wine Scholarships and the RAS Foundation
About: The Sydney Royal Wine Scholarships, in partnership with the RAS Foundation, is pleased to announce the Graham Thorp Memorial Scholarship, which is an annual tertiary scholarship.
This Scholarship is available to support an individual who demonstrates a passion for the Australian Wine Industry and who will play a part in shaping a positive future for the industry here in Australia.
Field of study: There is no limit to the types of courses that qualify for the Scholarship or the age of the applicant but the applicant will need to demonstrate a strong wine industry career pathway through their course of study. This could include anything from agriculture science, horticulture, viticulture, oenology through to marketing, sommelier, lab technician and journalism.
Eligibility: Applicants for the Graham Thorp Memorial Scholarship must:

  • Be enrolled or applying for study in any accredited tertiary course at an approved Australian education provider,
  • Demonstrate their passion and career aspirations to help build a successful future for the Australian Wine Industry,
  • Demonstrate how a scholarship would assist them in achieving their education or training goal,
  • A permanent resident of Australia, or Australian citizen residing in Australia.

How to apply: apply online at:
Closing date: 30 September, annually
Contact: 02 9704 1232/


7) Keith Entwistle UNE Country Scholarship 2016/ 2017

University Name: The University of New England
About: The University of New England has established undergraduate scholarships to support country students who have a record of academic achievement, and have been involved in leadership positions in school and the community. Some scholarships are funded by donations or grants from individuals or organisations and may include specific criteria beyond the usual University requirements.
This scholarship is funded by the Australian Business Research Institute (ABRI) in memory of Keith Entwistle AM, who significantly supported Australia’s beef industry through research into the reproductive physiology of tropical beef cattle and veterinary education.
The recipient will commence full-time, on-campus studies at the University of New England in an undergraduate course in Rural Science, Agriculture, Animal Science or Agribusiness the year following application.
The recipient of a Keith Entwistle UNE Country Scholarship is required to reside in one of the UNE residences for at least the first year.
Some scholarships may affect Centrelink payments. It is the recipient’s responsibility to seek advice from Centrelink.
Field of study: Rural Science, Agriculture, Animal Science or Agribusiness

  • Open to students completing Year 12 and gap year/s students who are commencing university study for the first time in the year following application and who will be aged 21 or under at the start of the academic teaching year, and students who have already been admitted to UNE under the gifted and talented arrangements with the NSW Board of Studies.
  • The applicant must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident as defined by the Commonwealth who has applied for admission to an undergraduate course at the University of New England.
  • An ATAR of at least 86.30 (or equivalent) is required.
  • The applicant’s residential address must be either regional or remote as defined by the Government Remoteness Tool

How to apply: download and complete the Keith Entwistle UNE Country Scholarship Application Form (pdf)
Closing date: 20 November, annually

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