Dairygold has launched two annual bursaries for students undertaking the new BAgrSc at University College Cork when it starts in September.
The two successful applicants will be selected from a process involving an application and an interview. Their awards will cover the duration of their Agricultural Science studies.
The two undergraduates will also be offered the opportunity to avail of a work placement with Dairygold. The winners of the two awards will submit a short annual progress report as they progress through their degree.
“We’re delighted to be sponsoring these bursaries and play an active role in developing the talent our industry needs to keep meeting ambitious growth and expansion targets,” said John O’ Gorman, Dairygold chairman.
UCC president, Patrick G O’Shea, said: “Sponsorship of these bursaries is another example of a long and successful partnership between UCC and Dairygold.”