Dominican Republic Partnerships

£200 contribution to your flight expenses! (enquire for more details)

Full scholarships to study postgraduate degrees at Harper Adams University are available through the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MESCyT).

Becas completas a través del Ministerio de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnología (MESCyT) de la República Dominicana para cursar maestrías en Harper Adams University, en el Reino Unido. (Período de Convocatoria: 21 de marzo al 21 de abril de 2016

Harper Adams University is the UK’s leading land-based university for undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in agriculture, animals, engineering, food, countryside, business, rural estate, property and land management.

Winner of the WhatUni University of the Year award 2016, shortlisted for University Of The Year (Times Higher Awards 2014), second for Student Experience (Times Higher Student Experience Awards 2016), Harper Adams is within easy reach of Birmingham and Manchester (approx. 1 hour) in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, birthplace of industry.

Being the UK’s fourth most welcoming university in 2014, winner for Student Support in 2015, there has been more than £20m invested in the campus in the last decade. The university has links with over 500 international businesses to complement its international culture.

Up to 25 Students can study for an MSc at Harper Adams receiving full contributions for their tuition, accommodation and food through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MESCyT) of the Dominican Republic. For more information about the requirements please visit their website or contact Dr. Leticia Chico Santamarta, Coordinator for the Latin American and Caribbean Partnerships. Deadline for applications is 21 April 2016

Courses in the last scholarships call include:

  • Entomology
  • Precision Farming
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Soil and Water Management
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Farm and Agri-Business Management
  • Food Industry Management
  • Rural Sustainable Energy
  • Crop Production
  • Plant Pathology

Dr Chico-Santamarta, Coordinator for the Latin American and Caribbean Partnerships and a native Spanish speaker, explained: “The Dominican Republic government, through MESCyT, their Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, is offering full scholarships to up to 25 Dominican students who wish to undertake their Masters degrees at Harper Adams University. 

“Eligible MSc courses include entomology, precision farming, sustainable agriculture, farm business management, and conservation and forest protection. 

“We are delighted to be able to offer eligible students a £200 contribution to cover some of the cost of their flight travel expenses to the UK.

“Students who wish to apply for these scholarships need to do so through MESCyT, but if anyone wishes to contact me to discuss Harper Adams and the eligible courses they can email lchico-santamarta@harper-adams.ac.uk and we can correspond in English or Spanish.

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Leticia Chico Santamarta
Coordinator for the Latin American and Caribbean Partnerships
Telephone: +34. 667 35 87 68
Email: Send Leticia Chico Santamarta a message