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Scholarships exclusive to Harper Adams

BerryWorld Scholarship (with one year work placement)

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

The BerryWorld Scholarship is open to all 2nd year BSc or 1st year FdSc students studying at HAU who are interested in pursuing a career in the soft fruit industry with BerryWorld.

Please note: a placement year with BerryWorld must be suitable for your course area.  Should you require further clarification please discuss with your Placement Manager.

The Scholarship

BerryWorld may award one scholarship and, if awarded, the successful recipient will receive:

  • a significant contribution towards their education of £4,500 in the year prior to placement
  • employment with BerryWorld during their placement year with a salary of £20,000
  • 1:1 business coaching support during the placement year
  • subject to a review at the end of placement with BerryWorld there may be an opportunity of further funding in the scholar’s final academic year
  • there may also be an opportunity of joining Year 2 of the company graduate trainee programme after graduation, with a salary of either £22,000 or £24,000
  • salaries on completion of the graduate programme are in the region of £27,000.

A condition of your scholarship is that you undertake your placement year with BerryWorld.

The award will be paid in two equal parts; half to be paid in February 2023 and the remaining balance in May 2023.

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 BerryWorld Scholarship panel is FINAL.

Deadline for Submission of Application: 12pm Noon Monday 21 November 2022

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

Please note: you may only apply for a maximum of three 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

Monday 21 November 2022


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