Douglas Bomford Trust for Postgraduate Research for International Students

Douglas Bomford Trust for Postgraduate Research for International Students
The Trust exists to assist the development of agricultural engineering and mechanisation through support for outstanding individuals. Agricultural Engineering is taken to include mobile and fixed machinery, buildings and structures, horticulture, forestry, amenity, drainage and water supplies, the environment, and various aspects of software and mathematical modelling. In summary, it includes all aspects of engineering as applied to the rural environment


Open to applicants from a range of countries
Demonstrate a long-term commitment to the areas of concern to the Trust
Demonstrate that all appropriate sources of funding are being pursued
Indicate the benefits or outcomes that Trust funding will achieve both personally, and towards the overall objectives of the Trust
Demonstrate the ability and intention to achieve those outcomes

£1500 and Higher

Applications for funding over £1500 should state clearly but briefly:

The purpose of the case for which funding is required.
The expected outcomes/benefits that will arise from the project in terms of both personal, if appropriate, and the Trust’s objectives.
How the ‘project’ will be carried out.
The key resource requirements (expertise and facilities).
An outline budget indicating the level of funding that has been obtained/applied for from other sources.
The main risks.
Other individuals/organisations involved as collaborators, funders etc.
Details of the ‘parent’ organisation or institution and, where appropriate, the project supervisor.

The Secretary

Douglas Bomford Trust

Barton Road


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