That is just what a scholarship or bursary award from the David Colegrave Foundation can do for you; boost your learning potential, taking away at least some of your financial worries! There are just a few days left for you to apply (application closes for the 2018 awards midnight 31st January), so you still have time to make your claim on a share of around £12,000 that you can put towards supporting your studies in horticulture.

Full details can be found on the David Colegrave Foundation website, which also has the facility for a straight forward online application. Take a look at the range of scholarships available to you. If you need some help in deciding which is the most suitable to apply for, ask your tutor or contact the following Foundation Trustees – Stuart Lowen at, Neil Gow at  or Jeff Colegrave at

If you don’t want to apply online, you can print off an application form, fill it in and post it to; The David Colegrave Foundation c/o The HTA, Horticulture House, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0RN, or email it to

… but hurray, the deadline is looming!

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