Clyde Higgs Postgraduate Scholarship

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is delighted to be able to offer, thanks to the generosity of the Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust, 5 x £5,000 Postgraduate scholarships.

About this scholarship

The Clyde Higgs Postgraduate Scholarships are available to UK/EU postgraduate students accepted to study for the following taught postgraduate programmes in the academic year 2021/2022. 

The scholarships are applicable to the following courses:

How to apply

You need to apply by using the online application form, together with supporting evidence. Please download and ask your referee to complete the scholarship reference form; the referee should be your most recent school/university tutor or employer. We do not accept references from family members. Please note Scholarship applications cannot be considered without a satisfactory reference. Additional information may be requested at a later date.

Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need or on merit and will be reviewed and awarded by the RAU Scholarships Committee.

Deadline for applications

This scholarship is now closed to applications.

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 2021.

Terms and conditions

  • Those studying on a part-time basis will be awarded a pro rata percentage of the £5,000 divided between the numbers of years of study
  • This scholarship is available to UK or EU students only
  • Successful applicants will be expected to write a brief report for the Trustees of The Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust, to be submitted via the University, by 30 June each year
  • Successful applicants will be expected to attend a lunch/dinner with the Trustees of The Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust
  • Only one RAU-managed scholarship can be held at any one time – but the 20% alumni discount would still apply and be deducted from remainder of the fee
  • 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.

Contact us

For further information, please email: [email protected].