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Scholarships exclusive to Harper Adams

UPL Ltd Scholarship (includes one year work placement)

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


Are you a 2nd year BSc or 1st year FdSc student studying at Harper Adams University who is interested in pursuing a career in Agriculture with UPL Ltd?

UPL may award up to two scholarships and if awarded the successful recipient(s) will receive:

  • A significant contribution towards their education of £4,500 in the year prior to placement
  • Employment with UPL during placement year
  • Subject to a review at the end of the placement with UPL, there may be an opportunity of further funding in the scholar's final academic year

Accommodation is to be arranged by the student(s) but help can be given by UPL staff to find suitable housing.

A condition of your scholarship is that you undertake your placement year with the sponsoring firm.

The award will be paid in two equal parts, half in February 2021 and the remaining balance in May 2021.

This is a competitive award, which will be evaluated on merit of the submitted application, academic achievements to date and interview.  The decision of the Scholarship Panel is FINAL.

Deadline for Submission of Application:  12pm Noon Wednesday 18 November 2020

The UPL Scholarship includes a placement, therefore you must submit your application through the Student Dashboard. Paper copies will not be accepted.

Please note: you may only apply for a maximum of 3 placement based scholarships.

For more information see the Scholarship Application Information and Consent Form under 'DOWNLOADS' below.

Contact details

For further information on this scholarship please contact:

Development Trust Office

Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095

Closing date

Wednesday 18 November 2020


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