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.



Coronavirus: National Trust scraps farm scholarship

The National Trust has announced it is ending a scholarship designed to provide young farmers with practical experience in nature-friendly farming due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The…


Dairy enthusiasts urged to apply for study tour scholarship

People interested in progressing their career in dairy have until the end of the month to apply for one of three study tour scholarships offered by the Trehane Trust .…


Two universities offer £5,000 sustainable farming bursary

Agriculture students starting at either the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) or Reading University this September can apply for a £5,000 bursary designed to promote sustainable farming. The sustainable agriculture bursary…


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…

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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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