Dairy Scholar joins the 2012 Velcourt Scholarship

Velcourt, in conjunction with the Development Trust at Harper Adams University College, awards an annual scholarship to students who have a desire to pursue a career in farm management. This scheme is now in it’s fith year and sees the 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.

2012 saw the launch of the new Velcourt Dairy Scholarship to accompany a the arable award. This new award recognises the importance of the livestock sector and the company’s commitment to develop the dairy farm managers of the future.

Harper Adams Scholarship

Robin Mailm, Velcourt Group Chairman and founder is pictured above presenting the awards to the new 2011/12 Scholars Thomas Forrest (arable) and Ross Edwards (Dairy) and final year Scholar Frederick Grant.