Over £15,000 is available to students living in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset or Somerset.
The fund gives grants to students of all ages who are undertaking further education courses related to the dairy industry.
Sons and daughters of farmers or farm employees, or students who can demonstrate commitment to the dairy industry and show aptitude to ‘add value’ to the industry shall be considered.
The fund is sponsored by Arla Foods, AC Mole, Azets, Barber’s, Bath & West of England Society, Cogent UK, Cooper and Tanner, Cornish Mutual, Crediton Dairy, Dairy Crest Direct, Devon County Agricultural Association, Harpers Feeds, Glastonbury Festival, Lye Cross Farm, Micron Bio-Systems, Mole Valley Farmers, Mount Vets, NFU, Old Mill, Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association, Saputo Dairy UK, Shepton Vets, Synergy Farm Health, Trewithen Dairy and Wyke Farms.
All qualifying applicants receive some funding and the best four receive between £1,000 – £2,000.
Please note: closing date for application is 31 July 2021
For further information please see the attached documents, including the application form under 'DOWNLOADS' below, or contact The West Country Dairy Awards directly:
Saturday 31 July 2021