Young Horticulturist of the Year: for students from United Kingdom
Prestigious award attracting over 1500 entrants each year, the overall winner collects the Percy Thrower Travel Bursary, worth £2,000, provided by the Shropshire Horticultural Society. This funds a horticultural tour anywhere in the world.
Entry to the competition is FREE and is open to young horticulturists or students of horticulture in the UK and Ireland under 30 on July 31st in the year of the competition.
Sponsors for the competition includes the major sponsor, The Shropshire Horticultural Society, who through the Percy Thrower Trust provide the £2,000 Travel Bursary, much sought after by competing students. Winners have touched almost every corner of the planet with this support since the competition was launched in the early 1990’s. Other sponsors include the Horticultural Development Company (HDC) who are providing £1,000 worth of prize money for the National Final and MorePeople, who provide sponsorship for the scores of heats run as the first stage of the competition in colleges and other institutions and organisations.
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