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    Development Trust awards £290,000 in scholarships

    Posted 12 February 2015

    Clyde Higgs Undergraduate Scholars with trustees John Hulse and Paul May

    Harper Adams University presented £290,000 worth of scholarships to 102 students this week. 

    The university’s Development Trust hosted its ninth annual Scholarship Presentation on Wednesday.

    Development Trust consultant, Renée Gallina-Morris said: “All those students who have been awarded scholarships have been selected following engagement with a rigorous application and interview process.  The total financial assistance the scholars will receive for this academic year will be to the value of £290,000, an increase of 15.5% over the previous year.  

    “The afternoon served as an excellent opportunity for the sponsors and scholars to meet in an informal setting, thus allowing the students the occasion to celebrate their outstanding achievement.”

    Many of the industry scholarships includes placement year jobs in addition to payments of up to £10,000 in the current academic year. Read more about each award here.

    Students named as scholars 2014-15 year were:

    The British Poultry Council Scholarships. Aviagen - Alex Heath BSc (Hons) Agriculture; Bernard Matthews - Thomas Chambers FdSc Agri-Business; Cargill Meats Europe - Isaac Bebb BSc (Hons) Agriculture; Faccenda: Jonathan James Broadhurst BSc (Hons) Agri-Business; William de Mey BSc (Hons) Agri-Business; Kelly Howe BSc (Hons) Agri-Business; Georgina Pearson BSc (Hons) Food and Consumer Studies; Hannah Rose BSc (Hons) Agri-food Marketing with Business Studies; Ava Stanbridge BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Well Being; David Stubley BSc (Hons) Agri-Business. Faccenda Employees Award - Imogen Manning BSc (Hons) Agriculture. Gressingham Foods - Sophie Langmead BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Marketing; Samuel Whitmore BSc (Hons) Agriculture. 

    The Douglas Bomford Trust Scholarship: Adam Montgomery, MEng Agricultural Engineering; Hywel Phillips, MEng Agricultural Engineering; Alison Skea BEng (Hons) Agricultural Engineering; Jacob Peter Smith, MEng Agricultural Engineering; Max Thorne, MEng Off Road Vehicle Design; Finlay Whitehead, MEng Agricultural Engineering

    The Studley College Trust Scholarship: Alexander Gormley, FdSc Agriculture ; Andrew Gregory-Campeau, BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Mechanisation; Judith Harcombe BSc (Hons) Food and Consumer Studies; Lee Higgins, FdSc Agriculture; Mark Laverty, BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Mechanisation; Luke Ormond BEng (Hons) Agricultural Engineering; Josh Pocklington BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Crop Management; Victoria Stead BSc (Hons) Countryside and Environmental Management; Jack Stilwell BSc (Hons) Rural Property Management; Alex Terrett, FdSc Agriculture.

    Dalehead Foods Scholarship: Lucy Barnes BSc (Hons) Agri-Business; Victoria Collishaw BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science

    The Pig Industry Scholarships: AB Agri - Kelly Hoodless BSc (Hons) Animal Science; Garth Partnership - Emma Pattison BSc (Hons) Animal Science; Packington Free Range - Grace Young BSc (Hons) Animal Science; Pitwherry Ltd - Katie Bell FdSc Agriculture; Provimi - Benjamin Donald BSc (Hons) Agriculture; Rattlerow Farms - Adam Brankley, FdSc Agriculture.

    The Harper Adams Club Extended Foundation Degree Scholarship - Anna Proffitt BSc (Hons) Food and Consumer Studies

    The Harper Adams Club Final Year Scholarship - Michelle Evans BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Well Being

    The Harper Adams Club Postgraduate Scholarship - Jennifer Williams, MEng Agricultural Engineering

    The Harper Adams Club President’s Scholarship - Victoria Stead BSc (Hons) Countryside and Environmental Management

    The Harper Adams Club Top-up Scholarship - Bethany Proctor BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Crop Management

    The Lord Stafford Scholarship - Richard Hemphill BSc (Hons) Agricultural Engineering

    The Mays-Smith Scholarship - Henry Graham BSc(Hons) Agriculture

    The Duchy of Lancaster Scholarship - Andrew Gregory-Campeau BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Mechanisation

    The CLAAS Scholarship - Hywel Phillips MEng Agricultural Engineering

    The Velcourt Scholarship - Eliot Greenfield BSc (Hons) Agriculture

    The Millichope Foundation Scholarship - Hannah Stanbury BSc (Hons) Countryside and Environmental Management

    The Jean Jackson Charitable Trust Scholarship - Alexander Bentley, BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Natural Resource Management; Luke Cross, BSc (Hons) Countryside Management

    The Jill Willows Scholarship - Rebecca Lund BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Well Being;  Gordon Robinson BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Farm Business Management

    •The Newport & District Agricultural Society Scholarship - Alex Heath BSc (Hons) Agriculture

    •Development Trust Chairman’s Discretionary Award - Colin Maher BSc (Hons) Agriculture

    The John Hepworth Scholarship - Jacob Simpkins BSc (Hons) Countryside Management

    The Summer Ball Scholarship - Joe Haseley, FdSc Countryside Management

    The Worshipful Company of Poulters’ Scholarship - Eleanor Kane, BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Animal Science

    The Rabobank Agri-food Scholarship in association with Marks & Spencer - William Taylor BSc (Hons) Agri-food Marketing with Business Studies

    The Clyde Higgs MSc Scholarship - Claire Cianchi, MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Rachel Glover, MSc Sustainable Agriculture

    The Clyde Higgs Undergraduate Scholarship: William Alderson BSc (Hons) Agriculture; Jayne Bennett, BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Well Being; Michael Rudge, BSc (Hons) Food and Consumer Studies; Edward Talbot BSc (Hons) Agri-Business.

    The Lord Leverhulme Charitable Trust Scholarship: Joe Betts BSc (Hons) Countryside and Environmental Management; Emilio Martinez BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Animal Science; and Jayne Bennett, BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Well Being

    •Harper Adams in Ireland/Devenish Nutrition Scholarship - Jack McFarland BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Marketing

    •The Portora Royal School Scholarship - James Law BSc (Hons)Agriculture with Animal Science.


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