Know How / Scholarship and bursaries

Young farmers looking for financial support to help them further their careers can access funding from a number of universities and colleges, charities, show societies and some private companies. See the latest opportunities to help fund study and travel.

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YOUNG FARMERS

Video: Two first-time young farmers one year on

The first year of farming brings with it a huge learning curve and a number of challenges, but the feeling of achievement is unparalleled. Two farmers share how they have…

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Rural start-up fund opens for applications

A £5,000 fund has been launched to offer support to entrepreneurs planning to launch a start-up business in the countryside. The Rural Start-Up Fund is a partnership between The Prince’s…

SCHOLARSHIP AND BURSARIES

£5,000 sustainable farming bursary opens to students

A £5,000 student bursary to promote sustainable farming has been re-opened for applications after a successful first year. The bursary supports students who want to pursue their knowledge of sustainable…

SCHOLARSHIP AND BURSARIES

Travel scholarship on offer for Welsh red meat farmers

A travel scholarship worth £3,000 is on offer for any individual working in the Welsh red meat sector from levy body Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC). The scholarship has been running…

SCHOLARSHIP AND BURSARIES

£27,000 bursary on offer to attract non-farmers to farming

A student bursary worth £27,000 is on offer to help bring fresh talent from outside the industry into the agricultural sector. The John Innes Foundation (JIF) offers a bursary to…

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YOUNG FARMERS

Video: Two first-time young farmers one year on

The first year of farming brings with it a huge learning curve and a number of challenges, but the feeling of achievement is unparalleled. Two farmers share how they have…

See all