Today:

14/06/2021

Student from Warwickshire awarded scholarship

Share this article

A Harper Adams University student from Warwickshire was awarded a prestigious scholarship at an annual ceremony on Wednesday.

Eleanor Kane from Shipston-on-Stour is studying BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Animal Science and is the recipient of a British Poultry Council (BPC) Scholarship from Faccenda.

The BPC aims to encourage more young adults into the poultry sector by offering 16 scholarships to second year degree students and first year FdSc students studying in agriculture or food production.

A condition of the scholarship is that the recipient must undertake their placement year with the awarding firm.

Eleanor Kane, front left, with a fellow scholar and their sponsors.

19-year-old Eleanor said: ”I am extremely delighted to have received the Faccenda scholarship, and am greatly looking forward to my placement year with the company.

“I would like to thank everyone in the Development Trust for their help during this process.”

Eleanor received the scholarship at the annual Harper Adams University Development Trust Scholarship Presentation.

Anthony Burgess, Chairman of the Development Trust, said: “This is the seventh year of awards. In 2006/07 we made 21 awards of £17,000. This year we made 99 awards of £225,000.

“I thank our sponsors, our professional team and the academics who give their time voluntarily. Finally, we come to our students. Well done and congratulations.”

Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB
T +44 (0) 1952 820280 F +44 (0) 1952 814783 W www.harper-adams.ac.uk

Source: Harper Adams University

Similar Articles

Don't Miss

Jobs in Newham

Large arrays of investment and employment opportunities have become more readily available over the last ten years. It has quickly become an East London hotspot for retail, dining and slick new city apartments.

Employees dismissal over COVID-19 infection fears at work is upheld by tribunal

The Covid 19 pandemic has brought up many varied concerns in the workplace for employers and employees alike. In the area of health and safety at work the pandemic has caused many changes and brought about new considerations and concerns. A recent tribunal, Rodgers v Leeds Laser Cutting Ltd., sheds light on the example of an employees' refusal to work on health and safety grounds, due to fear of contracting Covid 19.

Employment discrimination cases brought against Amazon.com

Five new lawsuits have been brought against Amazon.com Inc. by women who worked in corporate or warehouse management roles. They have accused the online retailer of gender bias, racial bias or both as well. Saying that the company favored men over women in their career growth as well as allowing supervisors to denigrate them and retaliate after complaints were lodged.