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First years secure McConnel scholarships

Posted 1 March 2014

Andrew and Hywel

Andrew and Hywel

Two first year students have secured engineering scholarships sponsored by McConnel. 

Andrew Oram, 20, from Bridgwater, Somerset is studying BEng (Hons) Agricultural Engineering. He said: “The scholarship has given me a feeling of security with my finances. I am very thankful and grateful to the McConnel group for choosing me to receive one of their scholarships. The money will greatly help me with studies at Harper Adams. I want to thank my parents, as they are fully behind me in my choice to go into higher education.” 

Hywel Phillips, 19, from Haverfordwest, is a first year student on the MEng Agricultural Engineering course at Harper Adams. He said: “This award gives me a chance to have a contact within industry, which is fundamental at an age when I will be writing work placement and job applications in the close future.  

“Not only that, but having being awarded a scholarship from a leading manufacturing company in Britain gives me something to put on my CV that will really stand out.  Financially it helps me greatly as it gives me a head start in paying off my student fees and takes the pressure off trying to keep on top of my finances so much.

“My ambitions are to gain a top class degree from Harper Adams University and hopefully carry out a research study in the future to gain a doctorate.  I would like to see myself work in research and development in the future.”

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