Horticultural students have two months to apply for a chance to boost their career by way of funding and work experience provided by the Foundation and the opportunity for company sponsorship.
This year Floranova, will award £1,500 to a student who is interested in a research career.
New to the collection of scholarships for this year is the British Protected Ornamentals Association – Peter Seabrook Bursary of £5,000, over five years, to a student/s studying commercial horticulture.
The complete list of scholarships on offer to UK horticultural students for 2013-14 is as follows:
Student Scholarships – £1000 scholarship for up to five students taking horticulture courses across the UK.
The Garden Centre Group Scholarships – £1,500 and paid work experience in a GCG garden centre for two students who are interested in a career in garden centre retailing.
The Floranova Ornamental Horticulture Research Scholarship – £1,500 and work experience for a student who is keen to pursue a research career in the horticultural industry.
The Ball Colegrave Scholarship – £2,500 to enable a student or an employee in the early stages of their career at a commercial Bedding Plant Nursery to fund travel to Europe in order to develop their experience in bedding plant production and marketing.
British Protected Ornamentals Association – Peter Seabrook Bursary – £1,000 a year for five years to a student/s studying commercial horticulture.
Students should get their applications in by these deadlines: 8 November 2013 for Student Scholarships and 31 January 2014 for Sponsored Scholarships.
For more details, go to http://www.davidcolegravefoundation.org.uk/ and click on scholarships