Report: William Saunders – Nottingham Trent University

William Saunders, who won a Student Scholarship of £1,000 while studying for a FDSC in Horticulture at Nottingham Trent University, shares his news since receiving the scholarship… “I thought about how my scholarship would be most useful in helping me complete my degree and how it might help me achieve my future endeavours in the…

Report: Vida Svahnstrom – University of St Andrews

Vida, who won a Student Scholarship of £1,000 while studying for a BSC in Evolutionary Biology at the University of St Andrews, shares her news since receiving the scholarship… “My horticultural internship at Logan Botanic Garden, made possible by the generosity of the David Colegrave Foundation, has been instrumental in increasing my horticultural skill and…

Luke Spiller wins South West Growers Show Scholarship

Student, Luke Spiller, has won a South West Growers Show (SWGS) Sponsored Scholarship as part of the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) scholarship season. Luke, who has just completed a Level 2 Horticulture course at Bicton College in Devon, has received the £1,500 South West Growers Show (SWGS) Sponsored Scholarship. Luke was top practical student on…

James Crawford wins Markham-Colegrave International Scholarship

As part of the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) Scholarship season, James Crawford who is currently studying for a BSc in Horticulture at Writtle University College, has been awarded the Markham Colegrave International Scholarship. This annual scholarship, which is jointly funded by DCF and the American Floral Endowment (AFE), provides a student with $4500 USD towards…

Emma McFarline receives Floranova Scholarship

Horticultural student Emma McFarline is this year’s recipient of the Floranova Scholarship, awarded by the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF). This annual award of £1,500 is made to a student with proven merit who is keen to pursue a research career in the horticultural industry. Emma, from Omagh in County Tyrone, is currently studying for a…

DCF invests in the horticulturalists of tomorrow

Six students studying horticulture have been awarded £8,500 worth of scholarships by the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF). As part of the DCF Scholarship Season, four students have received Student Scholarships with two students receiving the Floranova Scholarship and Markham-Colegrave Scholarship respectively.   Student Scholarships of £1,000 have been awarded to: Gavin Trinder from Monmouthshire is…

Report: Gabor Lukoviczki – Myerscough College

Gabor, who won the £1,000 British Protected Ornamentals Association (BPOA) – Peter Seabrook Bursary while studying Production horticulture level 2 at Myerscough College, shares his news since receiving the scholarship… “Thank you so much for awarding me the British Protected Ornamentals Association (BPOA) – Peter Seabrook Bursary. I work as a grower at Lovania Nurseries…

Report – George Laws – Writtle College

George, who won the £1,500 South West Growers Show Sponsored Scholarship while studying Horticulture BSc at Writtle College, shares his news since receiving the scholarship… “I secured a job immediately after graduation in the research and development department of a sustainable production systems business. I moved to Cambridge, which is closer to horticultural organisations, such…

Report – Emma McFarline – CAFRE Greenmount College

Emma, who won a Student Scholarship of £1,000 while studying Foundation Degree in Horticulture at CAFRE Greenmount College, shares her news since receiving the scholarship… “Since receiving my scholarship from the David Colegrave Foundation, I’ve completed the first year of my foundation degree in horticulture at CAFRE, achieved my PA1 and PA6 spraying certificates, and…

Report: Caroline Power – CAFRE Greenmount College

Caroline, who won a Student Scholarship of £1,000 while studying Foundation Degree in Horticulture at CAFRE Greenmount College, shares her news since receiving the scholarship… “Having received the DCF Student Scholarship, I have since completed my first year of my Foundation Degree in Horticulture at CAFRE Greenmount College, currently employed as a skilled gardener at…