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Scholarships exclusive to Harper Adams

British Poultry Council Scholarships (includes one year work placement)

Please note: Applications for this scholarship are now closed, for more information please contact the Development Trust Office.

The British Poultry Council Scholarship Programme 

launches with video presentations available to students at Harper Adams University  from  Wednesday 20 October 2021

The following companies are offering British Poultry Council Scholarships to students at Harper Adams University in 2021/22, with placement in 2022/23

 Aviagen - Aviagen Turkeys - Gressingham Foods - Moy Park

Students can visit their stands at the Online Scholarship Fair HERE  from 09:00 on 21/10/21 until 17/11/21

The Placement Job Roles on offer with BPC Scholarships can viewed on the Student Dashboard now


The British Poultry Council (BPC) scholarships are open to all 2nd year BSc/BEng/MEng or 1st year FdSc students studying at Harper Adams University who are interested in pursuing a career in the Poultry Industry. 


An overview of the British Poultry Industry, Careers in Poultry, how the BPC Scholarship Programme works, the benefits of being a BPC Scholar and how you can become a BPC Young Ambassador, representing the future of the sector (Harper Adams Student and Staff view only, Panopto sign-in required)

View the British Poultry Council Video Presentation to Students Here

The BPC sponsors 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 BPC 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 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 Scholarship Panel is FINAL.

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

All of the Scholarships associated with the BPC include a placement, therefore you must submit your application through the following website: 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 on how to apply see the application information 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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