Marshal Papworth Scholarships in Agriculture for Developing Countries in UK 2021

Marshal Papworth (Growing out of hunger) invites applications from qualified candidates from developing countries for its Marshal Papworth scholarships for Master’s programme and Marshal Papworth 10-week short course in Uk for the 2021/2022 academic session.

They provide opportunities for students from developing countries to gain the agricultural and horticultural skills needed to achieve a sustainable future for themselves and their communities through two scholarship programmes: Masters programme – A one year’s Masters Degree in agriculture or horticulture at a UK-based university and  Marshal Papworth 10-week short course – A 10-week practical and experiential course to empower change-makers in rural communities.

Worth of Award

The worth of Marshal Papworth 10-week short course covers;

  • Course fees at Harper Adams University, comprising 240 hours of tuition including 10 hours of IT tuition, which is paid directly to the university
  • Visa assistance
  • Flights to and from the UK and transport to and from Heathrow airport
  • The accommodation which is provided on-site at Shuttleworth College in the Halls of Residence
  • Meals in the college’s garden restaurant
  • An allowance to cover food costs for self-catering at weekends
  • A schedule of cultural visits.
  • Successful applicants are responsible for arranging transport to and from their home country’s airports and providing the additional funds that may be required for associated costs for toiletries and other personal items during the duration of the course.
  • It is important to stress that there are no additional funds available from the Marshal Papworth Fund, once your scholarship placement has been confirmed.

The worth of Master’s programme covers;

  • The tuition fees and provides for living expenses.
  • The scholarship is for a 1-year postgraduate course, which on average is worth £19,000 per student
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  • Applicants should be nationals of and resident in developing countries
  • Students who apply must have a good command of the English Language as they will be required to sit an English test. English language is a requirement for all university/college admissions and the English language is a requirement stipulated by UKBA for all international students
  • Students who pass this test then need to go through the applications procedure of the university/college for their chosen course
  • Once accepted onto a course the university/college will select candidates they believe are eligible for a Marshal Papworth Scholarship and will forward the student’s application and CV onto the Marshal Papworth Fund directly for consideration
  • Students who will be considered for a Marshal Papworth scholarship will not have received any other form of scholarship funding prior to this valium online no prescription application
  • Suitable students must also demonstrate a clear desire for their country and fellow countrymen to benefit from their learning as a result of their completed course

How to Apply

Application for the Marshal Papworth 10-week short course is;

You must make applications through the Organisations who are responsible for the selection of candidates on their website.

Master’s programme applicants;

  • Cannot apply directly to the Marshal Papworth Fund for our Master’s programme. Applications should be made as follows:
  • Prospective scholarship students should contact one of our chosen universities/colleges (link to the Universities page) directly and apply for a suitable course applications for scholarships must be received from partnering universities/colleges no later than the end of the second week of April, or the last day before the Easter break, whichever is the former. This is to ensure that the students who are awarded a scholarship have ample time to arrange Visas and travel arrangements before the start of their course in the autumn
  • Copies of the Admission Application/Copy of Certificates/Copy of Transcripts/Copy of References/Completed Marshal Papworth Student Application Form and CVs will be forwarded to the Marshal Papworth Fund Committee for perusal and comments soon after the closing date as highlighted above
  • Applications and CVs will be considered by the Marshal Papworth Fund Committee and communication of awarded scholarships will be directed to successful students from the university/college for which they applied.
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Deadline: application closes early April Annually


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