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2025 Nuffield Drought Resilience Scholarships

5 x $40,000 drought resilience scholarships available through Nuffield Australia

Want to travel overseas and bring home new drought resilience tools and practices from international leaders in the field?

The Future Drought Fund and Nuffield Australia are partnering again in 2025 to offer up to 5 Aussie farmers overseas study scholarships in drought resilience.

Through a Nuffield Drought Resilience Scholarship, you’ll build your drought resilience knowledge and grow your industry and community’s capacity to deal with dry times.

Each scholarship is valued at $40,000.

Applications close on 31 May 2024.

Current Transformational Grants

Small Grants Closed

The South-West WA Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub’s (SW WA Hub) small grants program is now closed. Full proposals are currently being reviewed with project announcements anticipated for later this month.  

Led by the SW WA Hub with funding from the FDF, the Hub’s 18 month Transformational Projects Program (the Program) aims to transform current agricultural systems and address drought and climate challenges.

Contact Knowledge Broker Tanya Kilminster with any queries


Register for SA study tour

September 17 – 22

Join other growers from Sunday, September 17, to Friday, September 22, for a five-day tour looking at innovation in South Australian broadacre agriculture. Look and think ‘outside the box’ while viewing new approaches to soil and water productivity, different ways of unlocking plant potential and examples of efficient input use.

Current Opportunities

Opening January 2023

Future Drought Fund (FDF) grant round: Long-term Trials of Drought Resilient Farming Practices Grants Program

This $40 million grants program will support a limited number of long-term trials to build the drought resilience and profitability of cropping and grazing farmers.