The Centenary Award gives annual bursaries to pay up to 75% of course fees for selected postgraduate students in agriculture (Masters or PhD)

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NFU Mutual is running the scheme to help create a long-standing legacy for the future, and highlight the commitment it has to young people and the countryside.

At a glance

  • Funding valueAnnual bursary of up to 75% of course tuition fees.
  • Suitable for Applicants fromEU, UK, Rest of World
  • Deadline30 Apr 2019
  • Funding provider(s)NFU Mutual Charitable Trust

What it covers

Annual bursary of up to 75% of course tuition fees.

Who can apply

To be eligible for the Centenary Award, an applicant: 

  • Must have gained (or currently are expected to gain) at least a 2:1 in agriculture or a related degree and
  • Been accepted (or provisionally accepted) on a postgraduate agricultural course (Masters or PhD) in the British Islands commencing in Autumn 2019.
In addition to this, your study course should feature at least one of the three areas of interest below as the main part of your course:
  • Sustainable agriculture and climate change
  • International agricultural development
  • The application of science and innovative technology to the agricultural industry.


Further information

The Trust are looking to award agricultural leaders of the future, and you will be required to demonstrate your long-term career aspirations and how your course will benefit UK agriculture when applying for the award.

If you’re successful in receiving a bursary you will be asked to write a report at the end of your study course. This will help to explain how your work will benefit the agricultural industry at large.


How to apply

If you think you are eligible to apply for the Centenary Award please contact the mailbox below to request further details and an application form.

centenary_award@nfumutual.co.uk

You can also contact the above mailbox if you have any queries about the award.