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ANNOUNCING THE 2022 NUFFIELD INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS



We are delighted to announce the 2022 Nuffield International Scholars!

Nine farmers and agri-professionals from the USA, Chile, Japan and Brazil will join the unique global network of Nuffield International Scholars. They include:

  • Ana Carolina Zimmermann manages Ribeirão Farm, an 800-ha family beef business. Her scholarship is supported by Bayer and The Chris Reichstein Philanthropy Fund.
  • Raqueeb Bey Ajamu-Osagboro is an Urban Agriculturalist from Pittsburgh, and her scholarship is supported by Bayer and TIAA CREF Global Agriculture
  • Isidora Molina Perez de Castro is founder and director of Efecto Manada in Chile, and is supported by TIAA CREF Global Agriculture and the Chris Reichstein Philanthropy Fund.
  • Ruth McCabe, from Iowa, is a Conservation Agronomist with Heartland Agricultural Cooperative and her scholarship is supported by a collaboration of organisations from Iowa in the USA.
  • Victor Muñoz is Area Manager of FruitSpec in Chile, and is supported by PSP Investments and the Chris Reichstein Philanthropy Fund.
  • Shinya Okazaki from the Ehime region of Japan, is supported by Norinchukin Bank and has a ranch business called YUBOKU with beef cattle and pigs.
  • Renata Rossetto Lopes, from Ceará in Brazil, is supported by PSP Investments and the Chris Reichstein Philanthropy Fund, and is Partner and Business Manager at Fruitissimo, a organic tropic fruit farm.
  • Tom Merwin, from Clarksburg in California, is General Manager and Vice President of Merwin Vineyards. He is supported by a collaboration of organisations from California in the USA.
  • Elder Bruno, an agronomist from Goiás in Brazil, receives a scholarship supported by Grupo Sinagro.

Click on the 2022 link above to read their profiles



We thank our generous investors for their support of these scholarships:

  • Bayer Crop Science
  • TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture
  • PSP Investments
  • Norinchukin Bank
  • Chris Reichstein Philanthropy Fund
  • A collaboration of organisations from Iowa, USA
  • a collaboration of organisations from California, USA
  • Grupo Sinagro


APPLICATIONS FOR 2023 WILL OPEN IN JULY 2022!

To be awarded a 2023 scholarship, an application and interview process is held in 2022 and the scholarship commences in 2023.

  • 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. 

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