Job Description: A number of awards of £2,000 and £3, 000 are available for students who have been made an offer to student on the taught Masters courses at Warwick HRI (School of Life Sciences) in the following programmes:
MSc Plant Bioscience for Crop Production
MSc Food Security
MSc Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century
MSc Environmental Bioscience in a Changing Climate
Students must be in receipt of an offer to study one of the mentioned MSc courses at the University of Warwick before applying for the scholarship.
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Students must submit an essay (1,000 word maximum) on the topic requested.
Scholarship applicants for the MSc Plant Bioscience for Crop Production, MSc Food Security and MSc Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century courses are asked to submit an essay on the following topic: “Production of fresh, green food is a global business. Describe and discuss changes you expect to see in the agribusiness world over the next 10 years.” Scholarship applicants for the MSc Environmental Bioscience in a Changing Climate course should submit an essay to address the following question: “How will future climate change impact on competing land uses for the provision of food, energy, biodiversity and ecosystem services?”
Applicants should email [email protected] to indicate that they wish to be considered for the scholarship, attaching their essay for consideration. The closing date for the competition is 30 June 2010. Applicants will be notified of the outcome shortly after this date.
Departmental contact: Mrs Denny Croft, MSc Teaching Co-ordinator.
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0)24 7657 4995