Costa Berries Scholarship in Horticultural Science


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Agriculture and Environment, Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value $5000
Number awarded 1
Opening date 1 October 2021
Closing date 31 October 2021


The Costa Berries Scholarship in Horticultural Science scholarship supports and encourages students who wish to have a career in horticulture and develop horticultural industry skills in Far North Queensland.


An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship if the applicant: 

  • submits an online application by the closing date; and
  • is enrolled full-time in the first or second or third year in Bachelor of Agricultural Science with a major in Horticulture; and
  • does not hold another scholarship that is similar to the Costa Berries Scholarship in Horticultural Science

Additional benefits

Costa (Berry Category) may offer the recipient vacation employment at any Costa Berry Category site for any period during the period in which the recipient holds the scholarship, determined by Costa Berry Category in consultation with the recipient.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Please complete and submit the Costa Berries Scholarship in Horticultural Science online application form by 31st October 2021  at 11.59 PM AEST. Please ensure you've read the prompts in the application form and attach all relevant supporting documents before submitting your application. No late or incomplete scholarship applications will be considered.

All submissions will be kept confidential and only used for the purposes of assessing the scholarship.


Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  • overall academic achievement in courses in Bachelor of Agricultural Science porgram with a major in Horticulture; and
  • any supporting evidence of personal qualities, including: passion, sincerity, accountability, respect and determination and leadership potential; and
  • personal statement addressing strength of interest  in completing at least one period of vacation employment at Costa Group. 

Costa may interview short-listed applicants 

Scholarship rules