ANYONE interested in applying for a Nuffield Farming Scholarship is invited to attend an informal virtual meeting hosted by Northern Regional Group Chair, Jo Speed.

The event is free to attend and gives potential applicants the opportunity to ask questions about applications and learn how the Nuffield Chairs can provide help and support during this process.

The event for Northern region will be held on March 11 at 12:30. For more information and to register, contact Charlotte Merson at

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must work within the farming, food, horticulture, rural and associated industries or are in a position to influence these industries; They must be aged between 22 and 45 years (the upper age limit is 45 on July 31 in the year of application); There is no requirement for academic qualifications; Applicants should be well-established in their career, demonstrate a passion for the industry they work in and be three years post-tertiary education; Candidates must be resident in the UK and hold a UK passport or be working directly for UK agriculture; The Trust seeks people with very special qualities; Scholarships are not awarded to anyone in full-time education or to further research projects.