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.


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.


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.

RAS News
House of Arras’ 2004 Grand Vintage has been named Tasmania’s best wine by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS).

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16 Dec 2014 
Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Beat the last minute rush and hop online to purchase a gift voucher to the Sydney Royal Wine Experience.

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15 Dec 2014 
McLeish Estate’s 2007 Semillon has been named the Hunter Valley’s best Semillon by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS).

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01 Dec 2014 
A kitchen valued at $30,000 courtesy of Masters Home Improvement is on offer to rural and regional NSW communities as part of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) Foundation Community Kitchen Grant.

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26 Nov 2014 
Get ready Sydney; you’re invited to Australia’s biggest celebration of the country coming to the city - the Sydney Royal Easter Show (the Show) - at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park.

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13 Nov 2014 
The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) is expanding into Harris Farm Markets, with a select range of Sydney Royal award-winning products available in stores across NSW.

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11 Nov 2014 
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 


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foundation@rasf.org.au