BSc students who will be entering their second year of study at Harper Adams University in the Autumn of 2019.
This opportunity is ideal for anyone looking to develop a career in the dairy or beef industry. The awarded scholar will be part of a team that validates the genetics of the global bull population and you will have the chance to gain experience in a variety of areas, including sales, customer service, group presenting and marketing, as well as the occasional opportunity to work with cows during photography and on show stands. For more information on the placement role please see the job description under 'Downloads' at the bottom of the page.
Please note: a placement year with Genus ABS must be suitable for your course area. Should you require further clarification please discuss this with your Placement Manager.
The successful scholarship recipient will receive funding from Rabobank, a leading bank in the field of food and agri worldwide, valued at £18,000 over two academic years. £9,000 will be paid in years 2 & 4 of their academic study. In their third year, the scholar will undertake a 12 month paid work placement with Genus ABS, the industry partner, working in association with Rabobank.
Students can find out more about this fantastic opportunity at one of two lunchtime presentations to be given by Rabobank and Genus ABS on Thursday 10 October 2019.
This is a competitive award and will be evaluated on the merit of the applicant, their application and interview. The decision of the Scholarship Panel is FINAL.
For more information on how to apply and to view a copy of the placement job description please see the documents found under 'Downloads'
Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be required to prepare a 10 to 15 minute presentation based on the following topic, to be given at interview:
How will food and technology develop to feed the developing markets such as Africa whilst managing consumer perceptions in cities like New York?
For further information on this scholarship please contact:
Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095
Tuesday 29 October 2019