Charity no.1017289

The David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) was founded in 1993 in honour of David Colegrave a well-renowned seedsman. Since 2005, the Foundation been fully administered by the HTA under the guidance of the trustees who are all members of the gardening industry. 

The Foundation supports the development of the ornamental horticultural industry in the UK by offering multiple scholarships to those who are set on a career in horticulture. Opportunities are open to students completing horticultural courses in the UK, as well as former students who are in the early days of their horticultural career.

Scholarships include:

  • Student Scholarship
  • Markham-Colegrave International Scholarship 
  • Floranova Ornamental Horticulture Research Scholarship 
  • Ball Colegrave Scholarship
  • BPOA/Peter Seabrook Scholarship
  • South West Growers Show Scholarship

For more information about the DCF's activities, please visit its website at