Australian Food and Grocery Council LogoAward information
The food and grocery product industry is Australia's largest manufacturing sector and makes a substantial contribution to the economic and social welfare of all Australians.  The Australian Food and Grocery Council, as the leading national organisation representing Australia’s packaged food, drink, and grocery products manufacturers, is offering four scholarship opportunities to encourage outstanding second year students in a food related program to pursue a career in Food Science, Engineering and Technology.  The scholarship provides educational support, professional development and industry exposure opportunities.

Value: $6000 AUD over 1 year (payable in two allocations of $3000 in each semester). There are four individual scholarships available.
Year awarded: 2015 inclusive

To be eligible for an AFGC Food Science Second year Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be able to be classified as an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident; be a domestic student within the meaning of the Fee Rules; and
  • Be enrolled as a full-time second year student in Food Science, Food Engineering and/ or Food Technology courses in their second year of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering program at the University of Queensland in 2015;
  • Have completed their first year of an undergraduate Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering degree and obtained a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 5.5 or higher on a scale of 7.

How to apply
Lodge an official application form for students and submit to Kristine Blencowe via:




Ms Kristine Blencowe
School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Hartley Teakle Building (83)
Keyhole Road, St Lucia
The University of Queensland, 4067

For full details, please read the Application Form and Terms and Conditions carefully.

Application Form (in pdf format)

Terms and Conditions (in pdf format)

Applications open: 1/12/2014

Closing Date: 16/03/2015
Value: $6000