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    KWS Scholarship (includes one year work placement)

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

    The KWS UK Scholarship is open to all 2nd year BSc or 1st year FdSc students studying Agriculture at Harper Adams University who are interested in knowing more about a career in plant breeding.

    The Scholarship

    KWS may award one scholarship, and if awarded the successful scholarship recipient will receive:

    • A payment of £2,500 in the academic year awarded.
    • Employment with KWS UK during their placement year.
    • Subject to a review at the end of the placement with KWS UK, 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 2024 and the remaining balance in May 2024.

    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 KWS UK Scholarship Panel is FINAL.

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

    The KWS 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 under 'DOWNLOADS' below.


    For further information on this scholarship please contact:

    Development Trust Office

    Telephone +44(0)1952 81 5095

    Closing date

    Deadline for submission of application:

    12 noon Monday, 20 November 2023

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