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    Bill Allen Memorial Scholarship 2023-24 (supported by Organic Farmers & Growers CIC) MSc Agroecology

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

    Who can apply?

    • Applicants must have been offered a conditional or unconditional place on the MSc Agro-ecology programme at Harper Adams University
    • You must be starting your studies in Autumn 2023
    • Have achieved, or expected to achieve, a minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree at the point of application. If an applicant is awaiting their degree results at the point of application, the award may be offered conditionally upon confirmation of the applicant achieving a 2:1 Honours degree or higher

    The Scholarship

    The successful scholarship recipient will receive an award valued at up to £4,000 for the academic year that they study on campus at the University.

    The scholarship will be payable in two equal parts; half to be paid in February 2024 and the balance in May 2024. Payment is conditional on the scholar remaining registered as a full-time student at Harper Adams. They must pass all modules of study and submit at least one written report to the Development Trust prior to the receipt of their second payment.

    This is a competitive award which will be evaluated on the merit of the submitted application, along with academic achievements to date and interview. The decision of The Bill Allen Memorial Scholarship Panel is FINAL and they reserve the right to withdraw their award at any time should they feel this action is required.

    Shortlisted applicants are required to attend a panel interview and prepare and give a 5-10 minute presentation during the interview based on the following topic:

    “In the face of current climate, soils and biodiversity crisis how do you feel farm support and food policy should address these challenges"

    How to Apply

    Please see the application information found under 'Downloads' below for more information

    Deadline for applications

    12.00 noon 20th September 2023

    Contact details

    For further information on this scholarship please contact:

    Development Trust Office

    Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095

    Closing date

    Wednesday 20 September 2023

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