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    Pig Industry Scholarship Programme (includes one year work placement)

    Are you a 2nd year BSc or 1st year FdSc student studying at Harper Adams University?

    Are you interested in finding out more about a career in the Pig Industry?

    The following organisations offered placement opportunities plus a Pig Industry Scholarship to students at Harper Adams University in 2023/24. 

    This page will be updated in September 2024 with the names of the 24/25 scholarship with placement  providers  (placement to take place in 25/26)

    Cargill - Cranswick  -  Morrisons - Rattlerow Farms - Red Tractor 

    Year 2 BSc and Year 1 FdSc students will be invited to a lunchtime presentation on 17 October 2024 to hear from students returning from Pig Industry scholarship placements, and also from industry representatives

    The Pig Industry Scholarship providers 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 pig industry 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 the scholarship is that the placement year is spent with the sponsoring organisation.

    The award will be paid in two equal parts; half to be paid in February 2025 and the remaining balance in May 2025.

    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: 12 Noon Monday 18 November 2024

    All of the scholarships associated with the Pig Industry include a placement, therefore you must submit your application via the Student Dashboard.

    Please note: you can ONLY apply for a maximum of 3 placement based scholarships.

    For more information on how to apply see the forms available under 'Downloads' below.  Any queries?  Contact 


    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, 18 November 2024

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