Young Farmers Scholarship Program VIC

Young Farmers Scholarships provide funding to young Victorian farmers to help them access training, study and professional development opportunities.
The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Scholarship of up to $10,000.

Who is this for?

Young Victorian farmers.


Up to $10,000 is available per scholarship:

  • up to $5,000 towards study
  • up to $5,000 to invest in putting new skills into practice with professional development, business planning or other on-farm activities.

The study funding may be used for any form of study or training that is relevant to developing a career in agriculture, including professional short courses or workshops.

Eligible training or study must be

  • a minimum of 16 contact hours (may involve more than one course or workshop and may be across multiple institutions or organisation or may be undertaken online), AND
  • delivered by a registered training organisation (RTO), OR
  • delivered by ¬†another reputable organisation approved through discussion with Agriculture Victoria.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, you must:

  • be aged 35 years or under at the time of the application closing date
  • be working in a food and fibre farm business in Victoria at least 3 days per week for the past 3 months
  • have at least 2 years of total experience on-farm
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident currently residing in Victoria.

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