Sir Emrys Jones Memorial Trust postgraduate award

These awards are available to postgraduate students who wish to study at the Royal Agricultural University who are qualified for their selected programme.

About the award

The Sir Emrys Jones Memorial Trust awards are available to postgraduate students who wish to study at the Royal Agricultural University, who are qualified for their selected programme, and who fulfil one of the following criteria:

  • Have one or more parent or grandparent who is Welsh
  • Live or have lived or have a parent who lives or has lived in Wales
  • Been educated in Wales – including completing a first degree there (postgraduate applicants only) or have contributed to the cultural or sporting life and heritage of Wales and
  • Be in financial need

Postgraduate students - individual awards may be given up to the value of £3,000, normally for one academic year only, based on merit to those applicants whose Welsh connection fulfils any one of the above criteria and who also demonstrates outstanding academic achievement in their previous studies. For part-time students, funding will be awarded pro rata.

Funding eligibility

Bursaries will be awarded based on merit to those applicants whose Welsh connection fulfils any one of the above criteria and who also demonstrates academic achievement in their previous studies.

Key information

Funding value: up to £3,000 over one academic year for UK, EU and overseas students.

How to apply

You can apply by completing the online application form and choosing the postgraduate option together with your Scholarship Reference Form. Please note: applications cannot be considered without a satisfactory reference.

Deadline for applications

Applications and references must be received by the University by 15 August 2020. Applications receveived after this date will not be considered.

How will I know if my application has been successful?

All applicants will be informed in writing of the outcome, whether successful or unsuccessful, once a decision has been made and no later than 15 September 2020.

Contact us

Search our full list of funding to find more scholarships, bursaries and awards offered by the Royal Agricultural University at www.rau.ac.uk or for further information, please email scholarships@rau.ac.uk.