Applications for the ACAS/Coca-Cola 2015 Scholarship Program. NSW and ACT 29th February 2016, all other states 30th June 2016. Early Applications will be appreciated.

$2000 grant for students

Who can apply?

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.

Not a Member of an Australian Agricultural Society?

Simply find your local show society and contact them to apply for membership.

Being a member of an Australian Agricultural Society has more benefits that you first imagined. Agricultural Societies offer young people the opportunity to be involved with their local community, gain valuable agricultural experience, and learn about emerging opportunities in Australian agriculture.

How do I apply?

Applying for an ACAS/Coca-Cola agriculture scholarship is easy. Simply complete the online application form or download the scholarship information pack and post your application by the due date to:

PO Box 282
Fortitude Valley  QLD  4006

What do I need to apply?

You'll need to include your academic details, work experience, extra-curricular activities, and your Australian Show Society membership details.

How are applicants selected?

Scholarships are awarded on a state basis. Preference in awarding scholarships will be based on the commitment to regional Australia and involvement in your local agricultural society. The selection process takes into account the whole student including their- involvement in local rural shows, work experience, agricultural experience, community service, leadership skills and academic achievements.

Successful applicants must be prepared to travel to the Capital City of their home state during the Annual Royal Show to formally be presented with the scholarship.

How do I know if my application has been successful?

Applications may be made on line or by mail, and winners are notified by mail a few weeks prior to the date of the Royal Show in their Capital City. If your application is successful you will be notified in writing about how to claim your scholarship.

Can I reapply next year?

Previous applicants are welcome to reapply.

Download the Scholarship Guide

To help parents, teachers and members of Australian Agricultural Societies to find out about the ACAS/Coca-Cola Scholarship download the agricultural scholarship guide.

All students who are members of the Australian Societies and their parents are encouraged to download this guide to ensure their applications are filled out and submitted by the deadline.

Closing date

Applications for the ACAS/Coca-Cola 2016 Scholarship Program close:

  • NSW and ACT applicants - 29th February 2016
  • All other states - 30th June 2016

Early Applications will be appreciated. Your state is determined by your membership of your nominated Agricultural Show Society.

Late Applications

Late applications will not be considered.


Geoff Fader
Scholarship co-ordinator


Promote the ACAS/Coca-Cola Agriculture scholarship to your students to assist them in their studies. Print the A4 poster and place on noticeboards in your area or download the Advertising pack for newspaper and magazine advertising.

Application Pack Application Pack (1819 KB)

A4 Poster A4 Poster (243 KB)

Advertising Pack Advertising Pack (368 KB)

Show Societies

Promote the ACAS/Coca-Cola Agriculture scholarship at your local shows. Increase your show society membership AND help young people get financial assistance to pursue their studies in Agriculture.

Application Pack Application Pack (1819 KB)

A4 Poster A4 Poster (243 KB)

Advertising Pack Advertising Pack (368 KB)

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