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Velcourt Scholarship

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

The Velcourt Scholarship is open to all 2nd year BSc and 1st year FdSc students studying Agriculture at Harper Adams University, who are interested in a career with Velcourt as a Farm Manager (Arable or Dairy Management).

The Scholarship

Velcourt may award two scholarships and if awarded, the successful recipient(s) will receive:

  • A significant contribution towards tuition fees of £3,500
  • Employment with Velcourt during their placement year
  • Selection for the Velcourt Management Training Scheme upon graduation
  • Subject to a review at the end of placement with Velcourt, 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. In the event you are unable to take up or complete your placement, the sponsor reserves the right to require the scholar to return all or part of any scholarship payment received.

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 Velcourt Scholarship Panel is FINAL.

Deadline for Submission of Application: 9am Monday 07 November 2016

The Velcourt Scholarship includes a placement, therefore you must submit your application through the following website: http://harper.ac.uk/placements. Paper copies will not be accepted.

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

Contact details

For further information on this scholarship please contact:

Development Trust Office

Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095

Closing date

Monday 7 November 2016

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