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Royal Agricultural Society (NSW) Foundation

Sydney Royal Wine Study Scholarship 2023

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The Sydney Royal Wine Show, established in 1826, is one of the most prestigious wine shows in Australia, annually attracting over 2300 entries from more than 350 wine producers across Australia.

The Sydney Royal Wine Scholarship was created in honour of Graham Thorp to acknowledge his outstanding contribution as former Chairman of the RAS Wine Committee. The Scholarship is awarded in partnership with the RAS Foundation (RASF).

Purpose: To encourage students who are passionate about wine and committed to forging careers that will contribute to the Australian Wine Industry.  Areas of study can include, but are not limited to:

  • Agriculture,
  • Science,
  • Horticulture,
  • Viticulture,
  • Oenology,
  • Marketing,
  • Lab Technician, 
  • Journalism or
  • Hospitality studies.

Value: Scholarships of up to $6000 are available.

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Applicants must be an Australia citizen or permanent resident.
  • Applicants must be under 30 years of age.
  • Open to students applying for, or holding admission to, an accredited course (College, VET including TAFE, University or Private Provider) with relevance to the Australian Wine Industry.
  • Applicants should be available to attend the Sydney Royal Wine Show.
  • Applicants applying to attend the Australian Wine Research Institute's Advanced Wine Assessment Course should apply for a Sydney Royal Wine Professional Development Scholarship.

 Selection Criteria:

  • Proven interest in the Australian Wine Industry
  • Desire to actively contribute to the Australian Wine Industry
  • Financial need
  • Satisfactory academic merit during the HSC or equivalent or prior year/s of college, university or TAFE study, or proven employment history for applicants not recently engaged in study.

Applications Open: 1 August 2022

Application Close: 24 October 2022

Scholarships Announced: December 2022

Scholarship Funds Awarded: April 2023for use in the 2023 academic year.

Further information: Contact the RASF on (02) 9704 1234 or via email