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APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED



APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED FOR 2022 SCHOLARSHIPS.

APPLICATIONS FOR 2023 WILL OPEN IN JULY 2022.
  • To be awarded a 2022 scholarship, an application and interview process is held in 2021 and the scholarship commences in 2022.
  • Each scholarship bursary is valued at US$25,000.
To be eligible, you must be: 
  • An individual who makes a living from agriculture, either as a primary producer or working in the industry. 
  • Typically between 25 and 45 years of age, but exceptional candidates outside that age range will be considered. 
  • Seeking to develop capacity and experience through travel and exploration.
  • Living and working in countries where Nuffield International scholarships are available: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Germany, Japan, Kenya, USA and Zimbabwe. 

NOTE: If you are a farmer or agri-professional from a country outside of those mentioned above, please contact us for insight on how you may be able to connect with the program. Scholarships in selected other countries may be available subject to funding. Details below.

We thank our Scholarship Investors 

TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture Scholarship: Open to farmers and agribusiness professionals from USA, Brazil, and Chile. Topics with general themes relating to: 

  • Regenerative agriculture and other innovative ways to promote sustainable yields while reducing the use of inputs technology and data driven solutions to measure carbon sequestration
  • Strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the demand for carbon-neutral operations
  • Climate change scenarios, physical risks and impacts on agriculture yields
  • Exploring models to identify, measure and value natural capital
  • Impacts of institutional investment in farmland
  • Public policy and transition risk in agriculture
  • Diversity and inclusion in agriculture
  • Managing risk in a more volatile production environment
2. Bayer Scholarship: Open to farmers and agribusiness professionals from the USA, Brazil, and Kenya. Women and small-scale farmers are strongly encouraged to apply. Topics should relate to:

  • New technology in agriculture, including biotechnology, biologicals, digitalisation and/or gene editing
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Sustainability through digital tools
  • Soil health
  • Climate change mitigation and agriculture
3. PSP Investments Scholarship: Open to farmers and agribusiness professionals from USA and LATAM.

4. California, USA Scholarship: Open to farmers and agricultural professionals living and working in the state of California.

5.  Mid-Atlantic Region, USA Scholarship:  Open to farmers and agricultural professionals living and working in Delaware, southeast Pennsylvania, eastern and central Maryland and the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

6. Iowa, USA Scholarship: Open to farmers or agricultural professionals living and working in the state of Iowa. 

7. North Carolina, USA Scholarship: Open to farmers or agricultural professionals living and working in the State of North Carolina. 

All scholarships with a (#) below are contingent upon receiving investor support:

8. #Japan Norinchukin Bank Scholarship: Open to Japanese farmers and agribusiness professionals

9. #Brazil: Coordinated by Nuffield Brazil - open to Brazilian farmers and agribusiness professionals

10. #Argentina: Supported by a coalition of Argentinian companies - open to Argentine farmers and agribusiness professionals

11. #Chile: Supported by a coalition of Chilean companies - open to Chilean farmers and agribusiness professionals

12. #Germany: Supported by a coalition of German companies - open to German farmers and agribusiness professionals

13. #Zimbabwe: Coordinated by Nuffield Zimbabwe - open to Zimbabwean farmers and agribusiness professionals

NOTE: Co-scholarship funding will be available from the Chris Reichstein Philanthropy Fund, generously donated by 2014 Nuffield Scholar Chris Reichstein, to invest in regional and rural individuals by awarding Nuffield Scholarships in developing countries.

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