The Rich Wigram New Zealand Farming Scholarship (RWNZFS) was set up in 2012 to enable young people over 18yrs to experience dairy farming in New Zealand through a one year work placement. Our aim is to send out 2 candidates per year in June or early July.

The purpose of the charity as stated in the constitution is ’to further the education, knowledge and experience of farming students through a travel scholarship and work placement in the dairy industry in New Zealand, with a particular focus on industry best practice and environmental management.’

The scholarship has been set up in memory of Rich Wigram who tragically died in 2010 as the result of an accident on his farm in NZ at the age of 34. This charity is administered by his family and friends in both the UK and NZ.


Now taking applicants for 2020

Closing date for applications is 31st January 2020

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