Clyde Higgs Scholarships - Academic Year 2019/2020

  • Master
  • ¬£9,010 (100% tuition fee)
  • 30 June 2019
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Thanks to the considerable generosity of the** Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust**, up to six Clyde Higgs Scholarships,** each worth £6,758**, are available to UK applicants for the MSc courses 'Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century' and 'Food Security'.

The scholarships are to support students interested in pursuing a career in the agri-food sector. The principle aim of the Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust is to provide support and encourage new blood in farming through education and other means and finance projects to help agriculture succeed and ultimately thrive in a challenging environment.

Successful applicants will be required to meet the Trustees from time to time and give a short presentation on their research project or placement in the summer term.

The School of Life Sciences has relationships with a number of companies and agricultural organisations that participate in lectures and seminar programmes, and which may offer placements for the MSc students of the School.

Scholarships worth £9,010 (100% of course fees) are available to students in special circumstances.

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Eligibility

Scholarships are available to UK applicants for the MSc courses 'Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century' and 'Food Security'.

Benefits

£6,758 for UK students interested in pursuing a career in the agri-food sector

Application

To apply for a scholarship please download the application form and return it to: msc.lifesciences@warwick.ac.uk

On the application form please provide the details requested and explain:

  • Why you have chosen to study your particular course
  • How the receipt of this award would make a difference to you
  • What your aspirations are in terms of your future career and how this relates to the future success of the farming/food production sector.

The closing date for applications is 30 June 2019. Applicants will be short-listed and those on the short-list will be asked to take part in a telephone or Skype interview. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified shortly after the closing date.

Please contact rosemary.collier@warwick.ac.uk for an informal discussion.

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