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…

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James Crawford – CAFRE Greenmount College

James, who won a Student Scholarship of £1,000, while studying for a Foundation Degree in Horticulture at the Greenmount Campus of CAFRE [College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise] in County Antrim, shares his news since receiving the scholarship.. “Achieving a David Colegrave Foundation Scholarship has put me one step closer to achieving my dreams. In my greenhouse,…

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Connor Deacon – Nottingham Trent University

Connor, who won the British Protected Ornamentals Association – Peter Seabrook Bursary of £1,000, while studying for a BSc International Horticulture at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, shares his news since receiving the scholarship… “I must start by thanking the David Colegrave Foundation for the scholarship award I received earlier this year. It has helped in…

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Lydia Mackay – Pershore College

Lydia, who won a Student Scholarship of £1,000, while studying for a BSc Horticulture at Pershore College in Pershore, Worcestershire, shares her news since receiving the scholarship… “To receive this award for the second year running has meant so very much to me, it has allowed me to take opportunities which I would have normally had to…

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Natasha Golley – Askham Bryan College

Natasha, who won a Student Scholarship of £1,000, while studying for a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horticulture at Askham Bryan College in Askham Bryan, York, shares her news since receiving the scholarship… “During my first year of studying for a Level 3 Diploma in Horticulture I have gained knowledge and skills in production, landscaping and grounds work. I…

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James Jones – Bicton College

James Jones, who won the SWGS Sponsored Scholarship of £1,500, while completing a level 2 Apprentice in Horticulture course at Bicton College, shares his news since receiving the scholarship. James is also an apprentice at a nursey near Tavistock in Devon and has a keen interest in Production Horticulture. James has been busy making the…

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Ran Lyu – Writtle College

Ran, who won a Student Scholarship of £1,000, while studying for a BSc Horticulture at Writtle College in Chelmsford, Essex, shares her news since receiving the scholarship… “The bursary from David Colegrave Foundation not only supported on my finance to make more opportunities becoming possible for me, but also offered me a recognition to give the companies confidence to…

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Stephen Massam – RHS/Lovania

Steven, who won a Student Scholarship of £1,000, while studying for a Master of Horticulture with the Royal Horticultural Society while also working as a grower at Lovania, shares his news since receiving the scholarship… “Since receiving the student scholarship through the David Colegrave Foundation I have been busy working on assignments and revising for my latest exam. The most…

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