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.  

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.

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

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
A stellar team of judges will headline the upcoming Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Show at Sydney Showground, 16-17 September, 2014.

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08 Jul 2014 
The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Ryan OAM as its new President.

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25 Jun 2014 
The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) Foundation is proud to announce the 52 students who have been awarded Rural Scholarships in 2014.

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19 Jul 2014 
Ranging from emerging producers to famous farming dynasties, the six finalists for the prestigious President’s Medal were today announced by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS).

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21 May 2014 
Lyndey Milan OAM, Macquarie Group Sydney Royal Wine Show Committee Chair, is pleased to announce the appointment of Samantha Connew as the new Chair of Judges – the first female to be appointed to the prestigious role.

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16 May 2014 


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foundation@rasf.org.au