Newport and District Agricultural Society
The closing date for this scholarship has now passed. This scholarship may be awarded next academic year, details and closing date for application to follow.
The Newport and District Agricultural Society (NDAS) Scholarship, valued at £1,000 is open to all 2nd Year BSc, Final Year BSc or Final Year FdSc students enrolled in full-time education at Harper Adams University. The Society welcomes the receipt of applications from former applicants and scholars, for their qualifying academic year of study.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must also:
- Reside within the counties of either Shropshire or Staffordshire and have been a permanent resident in the county for the last 3 years. Please note: residence records will be verified with those previously provided to the University.
- Not represent another Society. Applications from students who represent another Society ARE NOT eligible to apply for this scholarship. The NDAS reserves the right in association with the University, not to award a scholarship should there be no suitable candidate.
- Present at the Society’s AGM. The successful scholar will be awarded membership of the Newport and District Agricultural Society for 12 months and will also be required to give a presentation at the Society’s AGM in the academic year in which the scholarship was awarded (normally held in March).
The successful scholarship recipient will receive a one-off payment of £1,000. The Society will invite the successful scholar to attend the Newport Show in the relevant academic year awarded and they would be encouraged to develop a long term relationship with the Society. The award will be paid in two equal parts; half to be paid in February 2017 and the remaining balance in May 2017.
This is a competitive award which will be evaluated on the merit of the submitted application, academic achievements to date and interview. The decision of the NDAS Scholarship Panel is FINAL
Deadline for Submission of Application: 9am on Tuesday 15 November 2016 - Please note you MUST submit a hard copy of your application to the Development Trust office.