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    Worshipful Company of Butchers MRes (Sustainability in the Food Industry) Tuition Scholarship

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

    The MRes (Sustainability in the Food Industry) Studentship - Tuition Scholarship is supported by the Worshipful Company of Butchers (WCB). The Worshipful Company of Butchers is one of the oldest of the 110 City of London Livery Companies, and they can trace their roots back to 975 AD. The Livery Company offers a unique centre-point to the British meat industry and is at the heart of one of the country’s biggest and most important trades.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE BACKGROUND & UNDERLYING RATIONALE, AND THE PROJECT OBJECTIVES CLICK HERE

    Starting dates

    The studentship would commence on 19th September 2023 at Harper Adams University, Edgmond, Shropshire, United Kingdom.

    For further information about the University, please visit our website at www.harper-adams.ac.uk

    Only Home residents (UK, Ireland, Isle of Man & Channel Isles residents) may apply for the WCB Studentship, which covers operational funds and all tuition fees.

    Selection Criteria

    All applicants must have:

    • One of the following:
      • UK honours degree (or equivalent) in a related field, with a minimum 2.1 achievement in degree qualification (or equivalent)
      • Honours degree plus previous and appropriate research experience
      • Postgraduate diploma or equivalent (at merit or distinction)

    •The ability to work as part of a research team and self-motivation to take responsibility for their own work, and evidence to illustrate this.

    •A minimum level of competency in English. International applicants must be classed with an overall International English Language Test System (IELTS) grade of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. International applicants, or those whose first language is not English, may provide evidence of this by uploading their certificate. Alternatively, evidence of successful achievement of a degree taught in English may be sufficient. Please see the following link with regard to English Language requirements: https://www.harper-adams.ac.uk/university-life/international/english-language.cfm

    Desirable attributes include:

    • Experience of applied modelling and data analysis skills, and
    • Evidence of written and verbal communication of scientific reports, and review or awareness of scientific literature in English.

    Application Procedure:

    Applications should be made by sending a full Curriculum Vitae and supporting documents to Martin Anderson -  manderson@harper-adams.ac.uk

    Candidates should ensure that they provide full details of the name, postal address, email address and telephone number of two referees.

    Application deadline is midnight on 31st August 2023 

    Contact

    For further information on this scholarship please contact:

    Development Trust Office

    Telephone +44(0)1952 81 5095

    Closing date

    Deadline for submission of application:

    23:59 Thursday, 31 August 2023

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