SFT Edgar Pye Research Scholarship



Following the most unfortunate death of R. Edgar Pye in July 1989, whilst he held the office of President of the Society of Feed Technologists, the Society decided to set up the Edgar Pye Research Scholarship Trust (Registration Charity No. 1004754) to perpetuate Edgar’s memory by the presentation of a Research Scholarship on a regular basis.


The Project

The aim is to sponsor a research-based project chosen competitively and it may be in any area of farm animal feeding including animal nutrition and management, feed production and marketing. The project can be undertaken in the UK, abroad or based on travel to study the appropriate subject.


Who may Apply?

The Research Scholarship is open to anyone who is either studying agriculture or a related subject, or who is already employed in the Animal Feed Industry, and is resident in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland.


The basis on which awards will be made

The award will be given to the applicant, who, in the opinion of the panel of judges, has most capably:

• Identified an area of research relevant to the UK and Irish Compound Feed Industry in the forthcoming five years

• Prepared a programme thoroughly, including sources of information

• Recognised realistically the cost of this research and how it can be completed within the budget of £2500.00

• Presented the proposals clearly and according to the rules


The Benefits of Winning

1. A prize of £2500.00 towards the project

2. Early exposure to the feed industry with enhanced employment opportunities

3. Contribute to developments in the animal feed industry


Submission Deadline 31st MAY 2018