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These two bursaries will help those who wouldn’t normally be able to benefit from our training

London College of Garden Design (LCGD) is launching today a special bursary scheme to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2018.

Andrew Fisher Tomlin, Director said “As part of our commitment to the garden professions and to celebrate our 10th anniversary we’re making two scholarships available for our Garden Design Diploma starting in September 2018 and Planting Design Diploma starting in January 2019. Applications are welcome from those who are in financial need and will benefit from study to realise their full potential. “LCGD students have won more student design awards than any other college over the past 10 years and have graduated to establish successful careers all over the world. These two bursaries will help those who wouldn’t normally be able to benefit from our training and are aimed at those who have already started their careers in horticulture and design.

The process for applications is now open with a final submission date of Friday 6th April 2018. For further details visit the LCGD website at www.lcgd.org.uk/

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About the London College of Garden Design

The College is one of Europe’s leading specialist design colleges and offers professional level courses including the one year Garden Design Diploma and shorter Planting Design Diploma which is taught from the Orangery Conference facilities at the world famous Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew.

Short courses are offered at RBG Kew, RHS Garden Wisley and Regent’s University in central London.

10th Anniversary Scholarships

The scholarship will be assessed on the basis of financial need and academic merit. It will cover the course tuition fees only (GBP11995 for the Garden Design Diploma and GBP5995 for the Planting Design Diploma).
Applications are welcome from those who are in financial need and will benefit from study to realise their full potential.

To be eligible for the LCGD 10th Anniversary Scholarships students must:

• Have at least 2 years experience in the horticulture and land-based industries. This may include study at a recognised college on a horticultural course as well as practical in-work experience.
• Be earning less than GBP20,000 per annum.
• And able to study in the UK (i.e. hold the relevant status for study in the UK without a student visa requirement).

For further details about how to apply please visit
http://www.lcgd.org.uk/

For more information you can also contact
Andrew Fisher Tomlin on 020 8542 0683 or
07957 855457 or email andrewfishertomlin@lcgd.org.uk

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