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…

Report: Caitlin Robinson – Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Caitlin, who won a Student Scholarship of £1,000, while studying Horticulture with Plantsmanship at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) through Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), shares her news since receiving the scholarship… “I am originally from Canada but made the decision to study abroad due to the impressive and world-renowned reputation of RBGE. Thanks to the scholarship…

George Laws wins SWGS Sponsored Scholarship

Student, George Laws, has won a DCF Sponsored Scholarship. George, who is studying Horticulture BSc at Writtle College in Chelmsford, Essex, received the £1,500 South West Growers Show Sponsored Scholarship. George is interested in production horticulture, particularly regarding sustainability and plans to pursue further education in this area, with hopes to eventually head a department…

Jamie Satterthwaite, Markham – Colegrave International Scholarship winner

Jamie Satterthwaite who won the Markham – Colegrave International Scholarship Award of $4,500 which is jointly funded by both DCF and the American Floral endowment, shares the story of his summer internship at Rakers plug nursery in Michigan, US. “My travels took me through several states, where I crossed paths with people from many different walks of life. As well as…

DCF rebrands for new scholarship season

The David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) has a new look to kick off its current scholarship season. The new branding represents the horticultural minds that DCF supports through its scholarships, that have a passion for plants, but limited funds to invest. In line with its support of students, DCF worked with a team studying Graphic Communication…

Plant sales raise thousands of pounds for students

Plant sales have raised £5,700 for students that are supported by scholarships from the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF).In August, the Summer Showcase public open day at Ball Colegrave this year raised £4,719 for the charity that supports students in horticulture. Old Laundry Nurseries in Cheshire supplied many quality flowering plants for the sale and was…