Marshal Papworth Scholarships for Developing Countries 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
• Marshal Papworth 10-week short course – A 10-week practical and experiential course to empower change makers in rural communities.Our Masters programme
‣ They fund scholarships for one-year postgraduate courses for students from developing countries (link to table) for UK-based MSc and MA courses. As an agricultural charity we favour land-based postgraduate courses, including Sustainable Development, Waste Management and International Horticulture. However, we also consider more general courses such as Project Management and Economic Development. Applications for our Masters scholarships are made directly to one of our partner universities/colleges, for a list of these please click here (link to Universities/Colleges page).Marshal Papworth 10-week short course
‣ This course has been designed specifically for students who can demonstrate a strong hands-on commitment to their community and its agricultural development. Potential candidates for this course include innovative farmers, community project leaders or primary school teachers with a keen interest in local agriculture, who are motivated in becoming change makers within their communities. Applications for our Demonstration Farmer course can be made by clicking here.
Each scholarship provides education for a one year course. We therefore award scholarships for a course such as an MSc or MA as these are traditionally one year in length.
- (Cranfield University: MSc Land Reclamation and restoration, MSc Integrated Landscape Ecology, MSc Environmental Water Management and MSc Community & Water Sanitation.
- University of East Anglia: MSc Environment and Development, MA Development Economics, MA Agriculture and Rural Development and MSc Water Security and International Development.
- University Of Wales, Bangor: MSc Agroforestry, MSc Environmental Forestry and MSc Conservation & Land Management.
- The University of Reading: MSc Environment and Development, MSc Applied Development Studies, MSc Communication and Development, MSc Food Security and Development and MA Social Development and Sustainable Livelihoods.
- University of Leicester: MSc Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and MSc Environmental Informatics.
- Royal Agricultural College: MSc International Rural Development and MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food security.
- Writtle College: MSc Conservation Management under Global change, MSc Horticulture Crop Production, MSc Post Harvest Technology, MSc Livestock Production Science and MSc Animal Welfare and conservation).
‣ We expect students to gain acceptance on a suitable course. Please go to Application Process were you will find a list of universities/colleges that we are currently working with and the relevant courses they individually run from the list below. The contacts listed are fully aware of the Marshal Papworth scholarship.
For more details on the society’s Marshal Papworth Scholarship please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SHORT COURSE PROGRAMME
Marshal Papworth Scholarships for Developing Countries funds a Level 3 certificate in agriculture. This is a 10-week short course in partnership with Shuttleworth College.The 10-week short course is where students learn vocational skills in animal and crop husbandry, machinery operations, IT and study a Special Marshal Papworth module in small scale business management.Upon completion of this course students will receive a Level 3 Certificate in Agriculture, validated by Edexcel which is an internationally recognised awarding body.
SHORT COURSE PROGRAMME
DURATION: 10 WEEKS
LEVEL: LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN AGRICULTURE
DELIVERY: CAMPUS, FULL-TIME
CAMPUS: SHUTTLEWORTH COLLEGE
START DATE: APRIL
PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE: Crop Management ; Livestock Management; Business Management; Additional Activities: Students will obtain experience of operating a range of machinery used in agriculture. This additional work will enable students to understand which machines are commonly used, and learn how to operate and service them
‣ All eligible candidates to whom the School have made an offer are automatically considered for this Marshal Papworth Scholarships for Developing Countries award. The School nominated student will be sent the appropriate application forms.
‣ Please note that all applicants are expected to have met the School’s English language requirements and been offered and accepted a place on the course by this date. Successful applicants will be contacted by the admissions department.
Scholarship Application Method
For THE MASTERS PROGRAMME
‣ Each Marshal Papworth Scholarships for Developing Countries provides education for a one year course. We therefore award scholarships for a course such as an MSc or MA as these are traditionally one year in length. We expect students to gain acceptance on a suitable course.
‣ Please go to Application Process were you will find a list of universities/colleges that we are currently working with and the relevant courses they individually run from the list below. The contacts listed are fully aware of the Marshal Papworth scholarship.
‣ The School nominated student will be sent the appropriate application forms.
‣ For more details on the society’s Marshal Papworth Scholarship please contact email@example.com.
‣ Applicants are required to apply by email.
‣ Scholarship applications are due on March ( annually) ( applicants are required to check school admission deadline)
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.