Ayudar Scholarship MSc Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture



About the award

The ?30,000 Ayudar Scholarship is for a Colombian national enrolling on the full-time MSc Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in 2014/15. The award covers the full cost of international tuition fees plus a contribution towards subsistence. The funds are generously donated by an alumnus from the University of Exeter and his Colombian wife ? Gerry and Clemencia Brown. Their desire is to support the development of talent in Colombia, and particularly talent which will make a positive social and environmental impact.

To be eligible, you must intend to enrol on the full-time MSc Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in 2014 and satisfy the following criteria:

  • Be a Colombian citizen planning to return to Colombia and apply their learning after graduation;
  • Have a clear and demonstrable desire to make a difference in helping business to contribute back to society and/or improve the environment. You will need to write a compelling personal statement to demonstrate this;
  • Have a clear and demonstrable case that, without the scholarship, you would not have the financial means to undertake a Masters in Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in the UK;
  • Have a good academic background with the equivalent of a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree;
  • Meet the English language requirements for the MSc Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture.

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Funded by: Biosciences

–> Application deadline: 30th May 2014 Number of awards: 1 Value: ?30,000 to cover the full cost of tuition fees plus a contribution to subsistence Duration of award: for 1 year Contact: External Relations Team [email protected]?

How to apply:

To apply, please apply to the MSc Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture programme via the ‘Apply‘ button below?and include with this application a supporting statement of up to 1,000 words demonstrating how you meet the eligibility requirements of the award.

The deadline for applications to this award is 30 May 2014.



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