Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, braved the wet weather as he paid a visit to the East of England Show in Peterborough on Friday 6th July 2012.
The Prince flew in by helicopter at 3.30pm and was given a tour of the event by organisers.
His first stop was the show’s Africa Village Area, which was built by the Marshal Papworth students currently studying in the UK and all the committee members where he was welcomed by a group of drummers from Malawi.
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A reminder - To all Universities / Colleges
Please can we remind you that applications for potential student scholarships must be received no later than Monday 25th March 2013.
Applications should include - Copy of the admission application, copy of certificate, copy of transcripts, copy of references, and completed Marshal Papworth student application form.
Many thanks and we look forward to receiving your applications
NB : APPLICATIONS FOR THE SHORT COURSE 2013 CLOSED AT THE END OF NOVEMBER 2012
Following the success of the short course this year, it has been agreed to continue the partnership with Shuttleworth College and to develop a further 10-week short course in 2013.
For further details please see the website under the tab – application process
The Late Marshal Papworth was a Farmer from Huntingdonshire and Member of the East of England Agricultural Society
The Marshal Papworth Fund was established in 2001 to provide one year scholarships to educate agricultural and horticultural students from developing countries.
Wholly managed by The East of England Agricultural Society the prime aim is to identify students who will return to their home country after their studies to use their knowledge for the benefit of their fellow countrymen.
The first students to benefit from these courses began their studies in the academic year of 2002/03. To date over 90 scholarships have been awarded to applicants from around the world.
The Fund acts as support and network to students when they return to their home countries. This enables the Fund to maintain strong links with their communities and giving them the ability to learn how the students’ skills are being utilised and developed to meet Marshal Papworth’s original vision.
Congratulations to the Students below who have all qualified for the 2012/13 Marshal Papworth Scholarship. They arrive in the Uk to begin their studies at the end of September.
Miss Caroline MuturiCountry of Origin: KenyaCourse to be Studied: MSc Water ManagementUniversity: Cranfield
Mr Lee Ngirazie Country of Origin: NgirazieMalawiCourse to be Studied: MSc Water ManagementUniversity: Cranfield
Mr James BakaponiCountry of Origin: GhanaCourse to be Studied: MSc Applied Development StudiesReading
Mrs Louise AbonguCountry of Origin: CameroonCourse to be Studied: MSc Environment & DevelopmentUniversity: Reading
Miss Susan KumwendaCountry of Origin: MalawiCourse to be Studied: MSc Communication for innovation & DevelopmentUniversity: ReadingMr Victor kumwendaCountry of Origin: MalawiCourse to be Studied: MSc Horticulture (crop production)University: WrittleMr Erick MbishaCountry of Origin: Tanzania Course to be Studied: MSC Animal Production & Nutrition University: Writtle
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The Society manages an extensive education programme under the Marshal Papworth Fund and is proud to co-host and fund the annual keynote Shuttleworth Lecture on issues directly affecting farming.
In ten years Marshal Papworth's vision has empowered over sixty young students to help their home communities.