Young Farmers Scholarships

Young Farmers Scholarships provide funding to young Victorian farmers to help them access training, study and professional development opportunities.


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 $5000 towards study
  • up to $5000 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 1 course or workshop and may be across multiple institutions or organisation or may be undertaken online)
  • delivered by a registered training organisation (RTO) or delivered by  another reputable organisation (such as an industry organisation) approved through discussion with Agriculture Victoria

What are the eligibility criteria?

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

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Young Farmers Scholarships.