The Hannah Dairy Research Foundation’s main aim is to encourage research and education into dairying.The HDRF Travel Scholarship Programme makes awards to individuals who want to travel to study and research a particular aspect of the dairy industry.The aim of the HDRF Travel Scholarships is to broaden horizons and bring direct benefit to the dairy sector through knowledge transfer.The research remit is broad and covers all aspects of the dairy sector, from production, through processing, new product development and consumer trends. Applicants may seek to focus, for instance, on an aspect of breeding, management, processing, or consumer education relating to the benefits of dairy products. Environmental, socioeconomic effects and health issues will also be considered as they relate to the production chain.
We are offering a limited number of travel scholarships for 2019 which provide funding for travel and subsistence costs for up to 8 weeks of travel and up to a maximum cost of £3,000. Travel may be undertaken in one block or in smaller blocks and is not limited to any particular geographical area. Recipients are entitled to travel anywhere in the world, visiting one or more countries in order to further knowledge and understanding.If this exciting opportunity appeals to you and you meet the eligibility criteria, then please complete the attached online application.Recipients of HDRF Travel scholars are expected to present the findings of their study at the annual HDRF Conference and produce a written report which will be published on the HDRF website.
The CLOSING DATE for applications is the Friday 24 April 2020. Selection is based on assessment of a candidates application. Short-listed candidates will be invited to attend an interview in May in Glasgow.Successful candidates are those whom the Selection Committee feel will contribute and innovate within their field and in the wider community after their return from study.The Travel Scholarship is restricted to Scottish Residents or students attending a full time course at a Scottish University / College.