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Rabobank Scholarship 2020-21 (with one year work placement with Genus ABS)

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


The Rabobank Scholarship, Harper Adams University's flagship Scholarship, launches and opens for applications at 09:00 on Friday 9 October 2020

Valued at £18,000 over two academic years

The successful 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 two and four 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

Who can apply?

BSc students who entered their second year of study at Harper Adams University in the Autumn of 2020.

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 for 2021/22 at Genus ABS, including job description, students should log in here

The 2020/21 Scholarship launches with presentations from Rabobank and Genus ABS

Learn more about Rabobank in this presentation from Rishi Sethi, Rabobank's Sustainability & Communications Director

Watch Video 2 to find out more about Genus ABS and the placement job role 

How to apply

See the application form under 'DOWNLOADS' below

Any questions?

Email or telephone 01952 815141

Contact details

For further information on this scholarship please contact:

Development Trust Office

Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095

Closing date

Wednesday 28 October 2020


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