Scholarships & Grants


The RAS Foundation provides grants and scholarships to help rural Australians realise their potential through education, make a difference in their community and achieve their ambitions.  

The RASF Community Futures Grant encourages young people to develop practical community development skills, further helping to cement the future of rural NSW.

Rural Scholarships support people in tertiary education who demonstrate a passion for rural issues and the determination to make a difference.

The JB Fairfax Award for Rural Journalism encourages talented young journalists who want to pursue a career in rural journalism upon graduation.

Sydney Royal Wine Scholarship encourages dedicated students to develop skills so they can make a positive contribution to the Australian Wine Industry. 

Sydney Royal Dairy Produce Scholarship encourage passionate students to focus on the different sectors of the NSW Dairy Produce Industry.

RASF Community Kitchen (donated By Masters Home Improvements) encourages a NSW Rural and Regional community to renovate or a kitchen in existing community facility for broader benefit of their local community.

RAS News
Are you a young person living in rural or regional NSW looking to kick start a community project? The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) Foundation is giving you the opportunity to secure up to $25,000 in funding through its Community Futures Grant.

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08 Oct 2014 
Sydney brewer Redoak has capped off a stellar month, announced as the winner of Champion Bottled Beer for its Château Sour at the Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Show Awards, held at Sydney Showground on Friday night.

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22 Sep 2014 
NSW producers have dominated the major awards at the Sydney Royal Spring Fine Food Show – Deli Meat Competition, winning six of the nine Championships on offer last week at Sydney Showground.

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17 Sep 2014 
Marrickville producer, Pastabilities has won the major award at the Sydney Royal Spring Fine Food Show – Pasta Competition, taking home Champion Fancy Pasta for their ravioli butternut pumpkin, goat’s cheese and fresh sage egg pasta.

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16 Sep 2014 
Sydney-based producer Andrews Meat Industries has proved itself a cut above the rest at the Sydney Royal Spring Fine Food Show – Branded Beef Competition, winning a string of trophies including Grand Champion Grain Fed Beef.

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11 Sep 2014 


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foundation@rasf.org.au