The Tenbury Agricultural Society is pleased to invite candidates for its annual Scholarships in memory of long time show stalwart and past President, the late Michael Morgan. The Scholarship Award was launched in 2008 in the Society’s 150th Anniversary year and was won by Victoria Powell from Stoke St Milborough in 2017.
Senior Scholarship (Michael Morgan) Amy Powell
Junior Scholarship (Hannah Bradstock) Joint Winners Daniel Williams and Harvey Hawkins.
The Scholarship is on offer to a student who will be studying agriculture or horticulture at University/College this Autumn. The £1,000 award is to assist the successful candidate through his/her first or second year at University/College. The successful candidate will be expected to assist at this year’s Tenbury Show and also to share their experiences at college with Society members at their Annual Dinner in January. The award will be made in two stage payments in arrears on condition that the student completes his/her first or second year.
2009 Daniel Bradley
2010 Fergus Hawkins & Thomas Burgoyne
2011 Henry Goodman
2012 Sarah Brown
2013 Clare Kerry
2014 Georgina Hyde
2015 Max Porter
2016 Chloe Morgan
2017 Victoria Powell
2018 Matthew Nott
2019 Sophie Bray
2020 N/A due to Lockdown
2021 N/A due to Lockdown
2022 Katie Sales
2023 Amy Powell
The Society are also awarding a scholarship of £250 for a School Leaver who is going to College this Autumn to study Levels 1, 2 or 3 Diploma in Agriculture or Horticulture or an equivalent course. In 2019 this was awarded to Soraya Parfitt and Anna Bemand.
The Society invites all young farmers and horticulturalists who reside within a 10-mile radius of The Clock House, Tenbury Wells to apply for the awards by writing to the Society no later than the 30th JUNE. N.B. Membership of a Young Farmers Club is not mandatory but will be a consideration.
Applicants should provide a CV, including a brief history of their background and any farming or horticultural experience, together with details of their aspirations and the course for which they have been accepted. Candidates will be asked to attend an interview with Committee Members from the Society, with the intention that the Scholarships will be awarded at Tenbury Countryside Show in the main ring at approximately 4pm.
2016 Charlie Ward
2017 Ben Barker
2018 Ella Wright & Ben Hackney
2019 Anna Bemand & Ben Williams
2020 N/A due to Lockdown
2021 Soraya Parfitt & Anna Bemand
2022 Ellis Yates, Ben Price and Freddie Shears
2023 Daniel Williams and Harvey Hawkins