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BGAJ eAlert - Perkins Global Innovation Scholarship 2017

Johann Tasker
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Johann Tasker

Perkins Global Innovation Scholarship - China 2017

 Deadline for Applications: 30 November 2016

China is the destination for the Member of the Guild who wins the second Perkins Global Innovation Scholarship - worth £5,000 for international travel and accommodation plus the support of Perkins Engines Co and the Guild in creating a programme that showcases China's agriculture and other rural enterprises.

China - harvest

This week, Olivia Midgley, news and business editor on Farmers Guardian, sets off on the trip of a lifetime to Brazil as winner of the first scholarship. Now it is time to decide who will get the chance to experience, study and report on agricultural enterprise in China in 2017.

China - riceThe aim of the Perkins Global Innovation Scholarship is to support international travel and professional development opportunities for Members of the Guild. It is open to both journalists and communicators excited by the prospect of seeing farming innovation first-hand in distant countries and gaining an understanding of agriculture in the country they visit and the wider region.

Winners must commit to writing a blog and to undertaking social media activity during and after their trip; obtaining media coverage; and bringing home good photographs and video to help report on their experience to fellow Members of the Guild.

Further details and how to apply are available on the Perkins Global Innovation Scholarship webpage.

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