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BQP Scholarship - Pilgrim's Pride (includes one year placement)

The BQP Scholarship is open to all 2nd year BSc and 1st year FdSc students at Harper Adams University who have an ambition to follow a career in pig production, animal science or the meat industry. This is an exciting opportunity open to UK residents only.  A placement at BQP (part of Pilgrim's Pride) must be relevant to your course area.  Please consult your Placement Manager for guidance.

The successful scholar will need to hold a full UK drivers licence.

The Scholarship

The company may award up to two scholarships and if awarded, the successful recipient will receive:

  • A significant contribution towards their education of £4,500.
  • Employment with BQP  during their placement year.
  • Subject to a review at the end of placement with BQP, there may be an opportunity of further funding in the scholar’s final academic year.

A condition of your scholarship is that you undertake your placement year with the sponsoring firm.

The award will be paid in two equal parts; half to be paid in February 2022 and the remaining balance in May 2022.

This is a competitive award which will be evaluated on merit of the submitted application, academic achievements to date and interview.

The decision of the BQP Scholarship Panel is FINAL.

Deadline for Submission of Application: 12pm Noon 17 November 2021

The BQP Scholarship includes a placement therefore you must submit your application via the Student Dashboard  Paper copies will not be accepted.

Please note - you may ONLY apply for a maximum of 3 placement based scholarships.

For more information see the Scholarship Application Information and Consent Form available under 'DOWNLOADS' below


Contact details

For further information on this scholarship please contact:

Development Trust Office

Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095

Closing date

Wednesday 17 November 2021

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