Deadline looms to apply for David Colegrave Foundation scholarships

Horticulture students have one week left to apply for a sponsored scholarship with the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF).

Those who are successful will benefit from a range of support from funding to study tours and work experience.

Among the sponsored scholarships are:

  • The British Protected Ornamentals Association - Peter Seabrook Bursary of £5,000 spread over five years to a student or students studying commercial horticulture.
  • The Floranova Ornamental Horticulture Research Scholarship of £1,500 offering additional work experience for a student who is keen to pursue a research career in the horticultural industry.
  • The Ball Colegrave Scholarship of £2,500 to enable travel to Europe in order to develop experience in bedding plant production and marketing. 
  • The DCF Sponsored Scholarships follow the Student Scholarships which received a record number of applications this year. Fifteen colleges across the UK put forward students from which five have been awarded £1,000 each by the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF). 

The deadline for entries is 31 January.

For more details, go to and click on scholarships.



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