The Velcourt 2015 Harper Adams University Scholarship Awards

The HAU Development Trust Scholarship Presentation last week saw Velcourt award two students with a scholarship. Selected on merit The Velcourt Scholarship aims to provide young industry talent with an avenue towards a career in farm management.

In it’s eighth year the event saw successful candidates receive a cash award for each academic year as well as a position on a Velcourt Farm in their placement year and entry into the Velcourt Management Training Scheme at graduation.

Robbie Taylor, Velcourt's Livestock Director is pictured above presenting the awards to the 2014/15 Dairy Scholars; final year student Marcus Doig (dairy) and second year student Elliot Greenfield (dairy).

To find out more about the Velcourt Scholarship, Farm management training or a career with Velcourt please contact:

Nick Shorter on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01747 820 230.
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The John Innes Foundation supports scientific research, education,  training  and  public engagement. As part of the portfolio of investments, JIF provides a Bursary to one undergraduate per year to pay for their tuition fees in full. The candidate must be destined for a career in Crop Production / Farm Management and meet the criteria below:-

  • Not from a farming background and of UK origin.
  • From a financially disadvantaged family background. 

The candidate will be mentored periodically throughout their studies by Velcourt’s Technical Director and given the opportunity to work for Velcourt during vacations as well as be considered for the Velcourt management training scheme


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