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Bill Allen Memorial Scholarship 2022-23 (supported by Organic Farmers & Growers) 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 2022
  • 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 2023 and the balance in May 2023. 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 form found under 'Downloads' below for more information

Deadline for applications

12.00 noon 7th September 2022

Contact details

For further information on this scholarship please contact:

Development Trust Office

Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095

Closing date

Wednesday 7 September 2022

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