National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

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Need some land-based training?

Need some cash to help?

A Worshipful Company of Farmers Jubilee Award could be just what you’re looking for!

(To apply there is just one short application form to complete and submit)

The Worshipful Company of Farmers is offering up to £500 for five members of the NFYFC to undertake any land based training.

Interested in applying?

Check out all the details below and then simply download an application form here and submit the completed application to NFYFC or by post to NFYFC, YFC Office, 10th Street, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LG no later than 12 noon on Monday 30 September 2019.

What can I apply for?

The training awards of up to £500 each can be used towards any training that will support land based careers.  This can be any training, for example a trailer training and test, ATV training and test, FACTS or BASIS training, butchery course, animal care – the list is endless.

Who can apply?

There are five training awards available in 2019 for YFC members aged 26 yrs or under (on 1st September 2019).

How do I apply?

To be in with a chance of winning up to £500 towards training, all you need to do is complete the application form here and submit it to NFYFC no later than 12 noon, Monday 30 September 2019.

Who can I speak to if I have some questions about my application?

If you are not sure if your training needs are eligible for the awards or if you have a question about the application form please do not hesitate to email James Eckley at NFYFC or telephone 02476 857200.

Why is the Worshipful Company of Farmers offering these scholarships?

The Company is keen to support and encourage young people who are at the beginning of their careers in land-based industries. The Company acknowledges that the opportunity to access financial support to undertake key training, can improve a person’s employability and eligibility for career progression.

When will I find out if my application has been successful?

The Worshipful Company of Farmers’ judging panel will meet in the autumn to create a shortlist and select the award winners. The successful applicants will be contacted very soon after the panel meeting.

Important things to remember

  • Applications must reach the NFYFC office no later than 12 noon, Monday 30 September 2019
  • Send applications to:- NFYFC, YFC Office, 10th Street, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LG or by email.
  • Applications must be typed – handwritten applications will be returned.
  • NFYFC will only accept applications signed by the applicant with the details of two referees.
  • Up to £500 is available for the training as detailed in the application. This will be paid to the successful applicants when they have completed the training and submitted a report (see below).  No cash alternative is available.
  • Training to be completed by 31 March 2020.

Successful applicants will be expected to submit a report and several pictures to The Worshipful Company of Farmers detailing the training they have undertaken and how/why it has helped their career development.  In addition, award winners are expected to act as ambassadors for the Jubilee Awards the year following their own award.

 


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