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.



£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…


NSA launches £1,000 travel bursary in memory of ex-chairman

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has launched a biennial award in memory of former NSA chairman Samuel Wharry from County Antrim, who died suddenly in May last year aged 56.…


Meadow Foods launches young farmer training scheme

UK dairy processor, Meadow Foods has unveiled its Young Farmers Initiative to provide the next generation with key business skills and dairy industry knowledge. The program, scheduled to begin in…


Bursary scheme offers use of a Land Rover for a year

Young people aged between 21 and 35 can apply for the free use of a Land Rover for a year to support their business or career development. The Prince’s Countryside…

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