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Pig Industry Scholarship Programme (includes one year work placement)

Are you a 2nd year BSc or 1st year FdSc student studying at Harper Adams University?

Are you interested in finding out more about a career in the Pig Industry?

The following organisations offered scholarships with placement in 2022/23.  The names of this year's participating companies will be confirmed early in the Autumn term 23/24

ABN -  - ForFarmers - Galebreaker -  Morrisons - Rattlerow Farms - Red Tractor - Yorkshire Farmers Livestock Marketing Ltd

Year 2 BSc and Year 1 FdSc students will be invited to a lunchtime presentation on Thursday 19 October 2023 to hear from students returning from Pig Industry scholarship placements, and also from industry representatives

The Pig Industry Scholarship providers may each award one scholarship and if awarded, the successful recipient will receive:

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

A condition of the scholarship is that the placement year is spent with the sponsoring organisation.

The award will be paid in two equal parts; half to be paid in February 2024 and the remaining balance in May 2024.

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 Scholarship Panel is FINAL.

Deadline for Submission of Application: 12 Noon Monday 20 November 2023

All of the scholarships associated with the Pig Industry include a placement, therefore you must submit your application via the Student Dashboard.

Please note: you can ONLY apply for a maximum of 3 placement based scholarships.

For more information on how to apply, application forms for 23/24 will be available from early in the Autumn term.  If you are interested in finding out more about Pig Industry Scholarships please email 

Contact details

For further information on this scholarship please contact:

Development Trust Office

Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095

Closing date

Monday 20 November 2023

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