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    BQP Scholarship - Pilgrim's Pride (includes one year placement)

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

    Who can apply?

    The BQP Scholarship is open to all 2nd year BSc and 1st year FdSc students at Harper Adams University who have an ambition to follow a career in pig production, animal science or the meat industry. This is an exciting opportunity open to UK residents only. 

    The successful scholar will need to hold a full UK drivers licence.

    The scholarship

    If awarded, the successful recipient will receive:

    • A significant contribution towards their education of £4,500.
    • Employment with BQP (Pilgrim's UK) during their placement year.
    • Subject to a review at the end of placement with BQP, 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.

    A placement at BQP (Pilgrim's UK) must be relevant to your course area.  Please consult your Placement Manager for guidance.

    Applications and award

    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 BQP Scholarship Panel is FINAL.

    As the BQP Scholarship includes a placement 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.

    Deadline for Submission of Application: 12 noon,  20 November 2023

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

    For more information see the Scholarship Application Information and Consent Form available 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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