Nuffield International Scholarships

Announcing the 2017 Nuffield International Scholars

Murilo Martins F. Bettarello, from Franca in the state of São Paulo in Brazil, has been awarded the inaugural 2017 Nuffield International Scholarship supported by Nufarm Indústria Química e Farmacêutica. Murilo will study farming and technology, with emphasis on how digital agriculture and internet can help spread and deliver agricultural knowledge to farmers around the world. click here

Carla Mayara Borges, from Chapadão do Céu, Goiás, in Brazil, has been awarded a 2017 Nuffield International Scholarship, supported by TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture LLC and TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture II LLC, which are managed by TIAA-CREF Global Asset Management. Carla will study farming and technology, with emphasis on technology solutions for machinery maintenance and inventory management of parts relevant to the Brazilian agricultural industry. click here

Georgie Cartanza, a poultry farmer from Dover, Delaware, is the first American to receive a Nuffield International Scholarship. Ms Cartanza, who recently began work as poultry extension specialist with the University of Delaware, will be spending 16 weeks overseas studying farming technology and production efficiencies. She is supported by the Delaware Department of Agriculture and Mid Atlantic Farm Credit. click here

Thato Moagi, Managing Director of Legae La Banareng Farms in Limpopo Province, has been chosen as the successful candidate for a 2017 Nuffield International Farming Scholarship. Ms Moagi is the first Scholar from South Africa to be awarded a scholarship and has chosen as her study topic: “Exploring Integrated Beef Production Models”. Whilst beef production is a small part of her own farm, she says that it has great potential in her region of the Limpopo. click here

Kathryn Stack, former Managing Director of Europêche – the representative body for fishermen in the EU and seven-year policy veteran of the European Parliament – has been awarded a 2017 Nuffield International Farming Scholarship. She is supported by the Atlantis Fisheries Consulting Group and the Nuffield International Foundation Fund and will study how fisheries policy is influenced across various countries, with emphasis on the role of industry associations. click here

2018 Nuffield Scholarships

Scholarship applications are closed for 2017. Applications will re-open on 1st July 2017 for 2018 scholarships.

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