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    John Oldacre MSc Scholarship

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

    The Foundation awarded £1m to the University to provide funding for scholarships to be match funded by other charities or industry partners. In 2023-24 we are once again pleased to offer John Oldacre Foundation MSc Scholarships match funded by the legacy of Alumnus John Wright through the Harper Adams Club and also by the Harper Adams University Development Trust.

    Who can apply?

    To be eligible to apply for a John Oldacre Foundation Scholarship you must have been offered a conditional or unconditional place on one of the following full-time courses at Harper Adams University at the time you submit your application.

    • Agriculture Science & Production Systems
    • Agroecology
    • Ruminant Nutrition
    • Data Science for Global Agriculture, Food and Environment

    You must be starting your studies at the University in Autumn 2023 and have achieved, or be expected to achieve, a minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree at the point of application. If an applicant is awaiting his/her degree results at the point of application, the award may be offered conditionally upon confirmation of the applicant achieving a 2:2 Honours degree or higher.

    The Scholarship

    The successful scholarship recipient(s) will receive an award valued at up to £5,000 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.

    The decision of The John Oldacre Foundation Scholarship Panel is FINAL and they reserve the right to withdraw their award at any time should they feel this action is required.

    Application Process

    See application information and consent form below under 'DOWNLOADS'

    Deadline for applications

    Applications must be received no later than 12pm Noon on Wedneday 27 September 2023

    Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a panel interview on Wednesday 11 October 2023


    For further information on this scholarship please contact:

    Development Trust Office

    Telephone +44(0)1952 81 5095

    Closing date

    Deadline for submission of application:

    12 noon Wednesday, 27 September 2023

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