Those who are training for a career in agriculture, horticulture, forestry and allied land-based industries whose progress is barred by insufficient financial resources. Applicants should be British nationals aged 17 to 30, with priority being giv
British nationals aged 17 to 30 training at a public sector institution for a career in agriculture, horticulture, forestry and allied land-based industries whose progress is barred by insufficient financial resources. Pre-course practical experience is regarded as essential and students on industrial placements lasting over 6 weeks are not supported.
Courses in the following areas are supported: agriculture; horticulture; forestry; fish farming; agri-food technology; agricultural or horticultural marketing; arboriculture and agricultural engineering.
No grants are available for hire purchase payments, support for dependants or long term housing costs.
Type of grants
One-off and recurrent grants towards fees, books, travel, clothing, equipment, accommodation and living expenses. Grants can be for up to £2,000 according to circumstances. There is also an emergency fund to help eligible students for whom changed circumstances and a financial crisis threatens their continued studies.
People at certain land-based colleges should apply through their institution (a list of these colleges is available on the website). In other cases application forms can be requested via the website or the correspondent. The trustees consider applications in May, July and September submitted by the 1st of the previous month.
Grant provided by: The Studley College Trust
Banbury OX15 6DS
Telephone: 01295 670397