Clyde Higgs Postgraduate Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of the Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust, the Royal Agricultural University is delighted to offer a postgraduate scholarship.

About the scholarship

  • The award is worth £5,000 per annum for one year of full-time study at the RAU
  • Part time scholars will be awarded a pro rata percentage of the £5,000 divided between the numbers of years of study
  • Paid in three instalments in Autumn, Spring and Summer


To be eligible for this award you must:

How do I apply?

Deadline for applications

All applications must be received by 12:00pm, 24 July 2024.

How will I know if my application has been successful?

All applicants will be informed in writing of the outcome, once a decision has been made and no later than mid-August 2024.

Criteria for continuation

  • Students in receipt of this award must pass each year of study at their first attempt
  • Successful applicants may be contacted by the Development Officer for information to share with the donors of this scholarship
  • Failure to comply with the above will result in the removal of the award for subsequent years

Terms and conditions

Further to the criteria above:

  • Only one RAU-managed scholarship can be held at any one time
  • The RAU endeavours to ensure that this information is correct. However, the RAU accepts no legal liability for errors or omissions and reserves the right to make changes without notice
  • The decision of the Scholarship Committee is based on the information provided on the application form and in the supporting references. The decision of the Committee is final

Contact us

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