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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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…

YOUNG FARMERS

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.…

SCHOLARSHIP AND BURSARIES

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…

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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