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Latin America and Caribbean

Scholarships for postgraduate students from Latin America and the Caribbean

Harper Adams University, thanks to a series of overseas government and university partnerships, is pleased to offer the following scholarships to international students

Brazil

Full scholarships to study postgraduate degrees at Harper Adams University, starting in 2017, are available through the British Council's Newton Fund.

Brazilian students eligible for these scholarships have already been selected and are now invited to apply for courses at Harper Adams University.

What courses can you study?

The courses identified as relevant to the Newton Fund programme are:

Why study at Harper Adams University?

Harper Adams is the UK's leading university for undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in agriculture, animals, engineering, food, countryside, business, rural estate, property and land management.

Winner of the WhatUni University of the Year award 2017 and Modern University of the Year (The Times Good University Guide 2017), Harper Adams is within easy reach of Birmingham and Manchester (approx. 1 hour) in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, birthplace of industry.

Being the UK's number 1 university for student experience and student support, there has been more than £20m invested in the campus in the last decade. The university has links with over 500 international businesses to complement its international culture.

Students who have been selected for the Newton Fund programme can now contact us directly to enquire about or apply to a Masters programme. The Taught Post-Graduate Programmes Manager and the Postgraduate Office are able to assist, along with our dedicated Coordinator for the Latin America and Caribbean Partnerships:

Chile

Up to two students who have studied at Diego Portales University, Chile - will receive a scholarship to cover 50% of their tuition fees if they go on to study for a Masters degree at Harper Adams University.

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Dominican Republic

Up to 10 students can study for an MSc at Harper Adams receiving full contributions for their tuition, accommodation and food through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MESCyT) of the Dominican Republic. For more information about the requirements please visit their website or contact Dr. Leticia Chico Santamarta, Coordinator for the Latin American and Caribbean Partnerships. Deadline for applications is 29 April 2018 for those wanting to study starting September 2018.

What courses could you study?

Courses include:

  • Entomology (Entomología)
  • Precision Farming (Precisión de Agricultura)
  • Integrated Pest Management (Manejo Integral de Plagas)
  • Soil and Water Management (Suelo y Gestión del Agua)
  • Sustainable Agriculture (Agricultura Sostenible)
  • Conservation and Forest Protection (Conservación y Protección de los Bosques)
  • Farm and Agribusiness Management (Granja y Gestión de Agronegocios)
  • Food Industry Management (Gestión de la Industria de Alimentos)
  • Rural Sustainable Energy (Energía Sostenible del Medio Rural)
  • Crop Production (Producción de Cultivos)
  • Plant Pathology (Patología Vegetal)

Why study at Harper Adams University?

Harper Adams is the UK’s leading land-based university for undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in agriculture, animals, engineering, food, countryside, business, rural estate, property and land management.

Winner of the WhatUni University of the Year award 2017 and Modern University of the Year (The Times Good University Guide 2017), Harper Adams is within easy reach of Birmingham and Manchester (approx. 1 hour) in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, birthplace of industry.

Being the UK’s number 1 university for student experience and student support, there has been more than £20m invested in the campus in the last decade. The university has links with over 500 international businesses to complement its international culture.

“Students who wish to apply for these scholarships need to do so through MESCyT, but if anyone wishes to contact me to discuss Harper Adams and the eligible courses they can email lchico-santamarta@harper-adams.ac.uk and we can correspond in English or Spanish. We are delighted to be able to offer eligible students a £200 contribution to cover some of the cost of their flight travel expenses to the UK.”

Honduras

Up to two students who have studied at Zamorano University, Honduras - will receive a scholarship to cover 50% of their tuition fees if they go on to study for a Masters degree at Harper Adams University.

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Uruguay
National Research and Innovation Agency of Uruguay (ANII)

An MOU has been signed between Harper Adams University and the National Research and Innovation Agency of Uruguay (ANII) to provide five scholarships for PhD, MSc and MRes degrees at the university.

The subject areas covered by the agreement are:

  • Animal Production, Welfare and Veterinary Sciences
  • Crop and Environment Science
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Food Science and Agri-food Supply Chain Management
  • Land, Farm and Agri-business Management.

Prospective scholars have to first apply to the university for their course. Following acceptance, they can then apply to ANII for a scholarship which makes a significant contribution to the cost of their tuition fees, airline tickets, accommodation and health insurance.

ANII will contribute up to:

  • $20,000 for one year Masters programmes
  • $40,000 for two year Masters programmes
  • $60,000 for three year full and sandwich PhD programmes
  • $80,000 for four year full and sandwich PhD programmes

Two MSc/MRes scholars will be awarded a 50 per cent discount towards their tuition fees while all other applicants will receive a 20 per cent discount, including PhD scholars.

Please note: The deadline for applications is 14 March 2019 at 2:00pm (GMT - 3)

Students who have studied at Universidad de la Empresa

Students who have studied at Universidad de la Empresa, Uruguay - will receive a scholarship to cover 50% of their tuition fees if the go on to study for a Masters degree at Harper Adams University.

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