James Cuming Prize


Established in 1910 by James Cuming, head chemist and later manager of fertiliser company, Cuming Smith and Co. He was founder of the Society of Chemical Industry of Victoria and is also commemorated by a lecture theatre and research laboratory in the School of Chemistry.

Awarded to the highest placed Bachelor of Agriculture student in agricultural chemistry .

From 2016 this Prize will be awarded to the student with the highest aggregate score in AGRI10045 and AGRI10046.


Prize Value: $1000* 

Duration: one-off  payment

* Based on 2016 prize

How to apply

Terms and Conditions

This prize is determined by the FVAS Scholarships Committee.

Payments are made after the Semester One census date.


Recipients are expected to attend an award ceremony. Failure to attend (without extenuating circumstances) may result in cancellation of the prize.


No application required.