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Pig Industry Scholarship Programme (includes one year work placement)

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

The Pig Industry Scholarship Programme 2021/21, with paid placement in 2022/23, launches with video presentations to students at Harper Adams University 

The following companies are offering scholarships with placement this year:

ABN - Blanchard Enterprises - ForFarmers - FA Gill Ltd - Galebreaker -  Morrisons - Rattlerow Farms - Red Tractor

Students can visit their stands at the Online Scholarship Fair here  from 09:00 on 21/10/21 until 17/11/21.

The placement job roles on offer with Pig Industy Scholarships can be viewed on the Student Dashboard now.

The Pig Industry Scholarships are open to all 2nd year BSc or 1st year FdSc students studying at Harper Adams University who are interested in pursuing a career within the Pig Industry.

Scholarship Programme Launch Video

Find out more about the Pig Industry and its structure, career paths and opportunities, how the scholarship programme works and also get an introduction to the companies offering scholarships this year. 

Listen to other students talk about their experiences as Pig Industry Scholars

The scholarship

The pig industry sponsors 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 spend with the sponsoring organisation.

The award will be paid in two equal parts; half to be paid in February 2022 and the remaining balance in May 2022.

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 Wednesday, 17 November 2021.

Note: Deadline extended for Blanchard Enterprises until 04 February 2022

All of the scholarships associated with the Pig Industry include a placement, therefore you must submit your application via the Student Dashboard. Paper copies will not be accepted.

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.

Contact details

For further information on this scholarship please contact:

Development Trust Office

Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095

Closing date

Friday 4 February 2022

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