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PROMOTING AND SUPPORTING EDUCATION IN ALL FIELDS OF AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE.

ABOUT

 Established in March 2007, the Show Society Education Foundation supports
Agricultural Education and awards Scholarships. 

FOUNDATION OBJECTIVES; 

  1. To establish, maintain and provide scholarships, bursaries or prizes covering all levels of education, in order to encourage and develop knowledge and skills in all fields of primary industry to predominantly benefit the community of South Australia; 

  2. To encourage recipients of scholarships, bursaries or prizes to become involved in the activities of the Show Society; and 

  3. To undertake activities and promotions to educate the community of South Australia about the importance of primary industry to the economy and social fabric of the State. 

 

Over the past seven years, the Society has also gifted $2.1million in Royal Adelaide Show tickets and vouchers to South Australian charitable and non-profit groups. 

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Who Benefits?

FOUNDATION DONORS

 

The Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of SA Inc ensures 100% of all donations to the Education Foundation’s Scholarship Fund are distributed to recipients. Donations to the Foundation’s Scholarship Fund are tax deductable. 

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

 

The Foundation provides the opportunity and support to individuals whom otherwise may not have had the ability to further their education in the primary industry sector. Since inception, the Foundation has distributed over $756,000 to South Australian agricultural education initiatives, including directly supporting more than 40 individual young people into tertiary studies. To be considered as a recipient of the Education Foundation Scholarship Fund expressions of interest are encouraged from education institutions, existing programs and individuals.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S PRIMARY INDUSTRY

 

Contributing toward the education of future custodians and decision makers of South Australia’s primary industry provides a pathway to continued success and future growth within all fields of Primary Industry within Australia.

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FUNDING

Funding

The Foundation provides the opportunity and support to individuals who otherwise may not have had the ability to further their education in the primary industry sector. The Foundation wants to contribute toward the education of future custodians and decision makers of South Australia’s primary industry providing a pathway to continued success and future growth within all fields of Primary Industry within Australia.

Governance Category for funds allocation

Show Society Education Foundation

  • Scholarships, bursaries or prizes, covering all levels of education, in order to encourage and develop knowledge and skills in all fields of primary industry to predominantly benefit the community of South Australia.

  • Activities and promotions to educate the community of South Australia about the importance of primary industry to the economy, environment and social fabric of the State.

Trust Deed

  • Scholarships to South Australian residents for the purpose of promoting recipients’ education in Approved Australian Courses relating to agriculture, pastoralism, horticulture or related industries.

The Foundation will also consider sponsorship / scholarship requests which include collaborative funding with the private sector, providing it meets with the Foundation’s objectives.

2024 Funding

Applications must be submitted via email to foundation@adelaideshowground.com.au by COB Friday 3 November 2023.

Applicants should read the guidelines carefully and provide all information requested. The Foundation has a limited amount of funds to allocate with an increasing number of requests for support, therefore it is important to address the criteria to maximise the chance of a successful application. All applications will be treated in confidence.

Please refer to the Funding Guidelines, Funding Application and Progress Reports below.

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CONTACT SHOW SOCIETY FOUNDATION

PO Box 108, Goodwood, SA, 5034

08 8210 5211

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©2020 by Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Education Foundation of South Australian Inc - Trading as the Show Society Foundation

The Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of SA Inc., acknowledges the Kaurna people as the Traditional Owners of the Country where the Adelaide Showground is situated today and pays its respect to Elders past and present.

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