How to Apply


Applications are closed for the 2021 Nuffield Scholarship program


To be awarded a 2022 scholarship, an application and interview process is held in 2021 and the scholarship commences in 2022

All scholarships are valued at $30,000

The Nuffield program opens doors to exciting and rewarding experiences. Whether it’s walking the halls of Westminster, accessing one of the world’s largest dairy farms in China or touring a leading wheat and maize research facility in Mexico, a scholarship presents a career defining opportunity




  • 2020 was a year of change, impacting global economies and changing agricultural markets

  • There is no better time for proactive agriculturalists to consider a scholarship to understand a post-COVID world

  • We have been committed for 70 years to deliver valuable scholarships, particularly through periods of change

  • Our global network is what sets the program apart, enabling scholars to learn how other businesses are tackling global issues and barriers

As a Scholar you will:

  • Research a topic to add value to the Australian primary industry sector

  • Join a global network of 1,800 Scholars, who have enjoyed this unique experience

  • Become a member of Nuffield to promote primary industries and issues

  • Have access to international businesses and individuals not otherwise reachable

Nuffield Scholars have achieved distinction in many fields. Proof of both the calibre of those selected and the effect and value of the scholarships are such that many have gone on to an extraordinary range of positions. Scholars have become Federal and State Politicians, Chairs and Members of national and regional commodity boards. Many have made a significant impact at a regional and local level, both in community affairs and in farm management. Others have developed careers as advisers and managers both in Australia and overseas.

In every case Scholars attribute a proportion of the responsibility for their later career success to the scholarship and continuing friendships and associations that follow. The learning process continues for life.

Life as a Scholar

Nuffield Scholars are part of a select group of innovative, free thinking people. After study, scholars produce a written report and communicate  new knowledge and experiences to others in the industry. Association with the program won’t end when the scholarship concludes. Scholars are scholars for life. There is on-going communication with the alumni, state and national events and conferences and opportunities to apply and be supported through additional courses.

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