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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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DCF orchids raise £1,000 for students

The launch of the new David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) Phalaenopsis Orchid Collection has raised £1,000 for students at the HTA National Plant Show. DCF and Garden Centre Fresh (GCF) the orchid supplier worked together to promote the collection at the show. Jessica Laurent, ex-horticulture student at Writtle College who was part of the orchid selection…

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