David Colegrave Foundation

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Students of horticulture who are studying at colleges & universities across the UK can apply for a scholarship of up to 1,000 to support them with their studies. This award is granted to five students annually.

Application Criteria:
There are no specific criteria for application, though most students will be enrolled or about to be enrolled on a full-time horticultural course at a horticultural college or university. Preference will, however, be given to candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • Focus of studies on ornamental commercial horticulture, especially with an emphasis on the bedding, container, pot plant and cut flower sectors.
  • Are seeking to make careers in the field of commercial ornamental horticulture.
  • Show demonstrable talent, as evidenced by grades achieved and by tutors' assessments.

When to apply?
Between September 2016 and January 2017.
Application deadline 31 January 2017

Applications for all scholarships should be made directly to the David Colegrave Foundation administrator. The application form is available here or you can apply online here.