Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Life Style

Discover Bursary and Scholarship Opportunities at CAFRE

Discover Bursary and Scholarship Opportunities at CAFRE
Food Degree students at Loughry Campus were delighted to learn of the financial awards available for them to compete for at CAFRE.

Students at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) have welcomed the launch of the 2022-23 Student Bursary and Scholarship Programme.

With a total cash value of £94,500 the programme is sponsored by leading agri-food and land-based businesses.

As CAFRE celebrates 25 years of bursary support, Martin McKendry, CAFRE Director, said: “The college management appreciate the generous financial commitment made by bursary and scholarship providers in supporting the next generation of talent entering the agriculture, food, horticulture and equine industries. At a time when many students are facing challenging financial pressures this support is especially welcomed.”

Bursary Awards, with a total value of £72,000, are open to all to first year students studying on Higher Education courses at Enniskillen, Greenmount and Loughry Campuses. Forty-eight bursaries, each with a cash award of £1,500, will be presented to successful applicants in Semester 2.

Agriculture bursary sponsors: AI Services, Calor Gas, Dale Farm, Danske Bank, Fane Valley, Genus ABS, Gibson Trust, Irish Farmers Journal, John Thompson & Sons, Lakeland Dairies, Livestock and Meat Commission Northern Ireland, MH Farms Ltd, Moy Park, Royal Society Protection Birds, Tyrone Farming Society, Ulster Farmers’ Union, Ulster Grassland Society and Yara.

Equine bursary sponsors: Ballylinch Stud, Blue Grass, Coolmore Stud, Danske Bank, Downpatrick Racecourse, Gerry Dilger Foundation, Horse Sport Ireland, Horse Racing Ireland, Irish Farmers Journal, Juddmonte, Showjumping Ireland, The Aga Khan Stud, Tinnakill House Stud, Tyrone Farming Society, Ulster Carpets and Weatherbys.

Food bursary sponsors: Dale Farm, Fane Valley, Kerry Omagh, Kerry Portadown, Lakeland Dairies, Mash Direct, Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association, Tyrone Farming Society and Westrock MPS.

Horticulture bursary sponsors: Bulrush, Calor Gas, Gibson Trust and two from Idverde.

The Scholarship Competition, with a total value of £22,500, is open to eligible second year students studying on Ulster University validated degree programmes at Enniskillen, Greenmount and Loughry Campuses.

Nine scholarships are being offered, each with a cash award of £2,500 and a work placement opportunity. These will provide students with a direct link to the industry to develop technical skills.

Agriculture scholarships sponsors: Moy Park and Silver Hill Duck.

Joint Agriculture / Food scholarship sponsors: ABP Lurgan, ABP Newry and Linden ABP.

Food scholarships sponsor: Dunbia, Lakeland Dairies and Water Technology Ltd.

Equine scholarships sponsor: Godolphin.

Eric Long, Head of Education Service commented: “CAFRE Higher Education students have welcomed the outstanding support shown by the industry in making this extremely generous and transformative investment in their future.”

For more information about Higher Education Degree courses at CAFRE visit the CAFRE website.

Written By

Kells is a conversant writer and digital marketer with a global portfolio of viral current events articles, gossip pieces, and thought-provoking opinion pieces. Kells is always pushing the boundaries of the media sector. If you'd like to share some of your gossip and experiences, or have your article included on , please contact Kells at [email protected]. Kells will take your narrative to the next level with his distinctive creative writing style.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Sports News

Marvelous Nakamba displayed his talent as he guided Luton Town to a surprise promotion to the English Premier League in a thrilling and nerve-wracking...


Controversial comedian and musician Mai TT has reported her ex-husband Tinashe Maphosa to the police for leaking her nυde video and images. The pictures...


The Zimbabwe Republic Police has launched a manhunt for a killer husband who allegedly brutally murdered his wife Rita Rore in Mt Hampden this...


The Treasury has assured the market of continued usage of the local currency and that deliberate steps are being taken to strengthen its value...