New scholarship for ‘green’ student horticulturists

A new environmental scholarship has been launched by the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) in the name of flower seed trade legend, John Gibson. The John Gibson Environmental Scholarship will award £1,500 to a student with a keen interest in environmental solutions and sustainable applications as applied to commercial horticulture. John Gibson dedicated 65 years of…

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New scholarships available to students

The David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) scholarship season is open for student horticulturists. This year sees the launch of three new scholarships providing even more fantastic opportunities to students who have a passion for trees, sustainability or research. NEW – The Majestic Trees Sponsored Travel Scholarship is offering up to £3,000 to fund a placement abroad…

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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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