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CLAAS Scholarship (includes one year work placement in Germany)

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

The CLAAS UK Scholarship for 2020/21 will launch in October 2020

Language skills are advantageous but not essential, conversational German would be helpful.

The Scholarship

CLAAS UK may select one student and if awarded the successful recipient will receive:

  • A significant contribution towards tuition fees of £3,000 in the year prior to placement.
  • Employment with CLAAS Harsewinkel during their placement year (please note: it is an essential requirement that the placement year will be spent in Germany).
  • Subject to review at the end of placement there may be an opportunity of further funding in the scholar’s final academic year. There may also be opportunities for employment with CLAAS UK during the vacation periods.

Payment during placement year:

  • 800 EUROs (net) per month at CLAAS Harsewinkel
  • Accommodation paid by CLAAS Harsewinkel
  • One return flight paid by CLAAS UK

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 2020 and the remaining balance in May 2020.

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 CLAAS Scholarship Panel is FINAL.

Deadline for Submission of Application: 12pm Noon Monday 25 November 2019

The CLAAS Scholarship includes a placement, therefore you must submit your application through the following website:

Paper copies will not be accepted.

For more information on how to apply please see the attached application information and consent form available under 'Downloads' below

The consent form can be completed electronically

Application process

Your application must include the following 3 documents, which will need to be saved in PDF format:

  1. A personal statement, which should be no more than 2 pages and should include the following information
    - Why you are interested in applying for the CLAAS UK Scholarship
    - Why you have selected to study your chosen course
    - What your career plans are upon graduation
    - Detail academic performance to date
  2. Full CV – no more than 2 pages
  3. Consent Form – this must be completed an signed to show that you have read and understood the Privacy & Data Protection Notice

Contact details

For further information on this scholarship please contact:

Development Trust Office

Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095

Closing date

Monday 25 November 2019

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