Princes Countryside Fund Land Rover Bursary Award

Posted: 19th April 2016

PCFThe Prince’s Countryside Fund has teamed up with Land Rover to offer five young people the use of a Land Rover Discovery Sport for a year to support their rural career. In order to be eligible for funding entrants must be aged between 21 and 35 and pursuing a career in farming or a related profession.  The car can be used for either professional or community use.

The British countryside needs talented people with new ideas and the know-how to keep the UK farming industry moving forward. This bursary could help you develop your business or provide valuable services to your local community.  Up to five young people will be chosen to have the lease of a Land Rover Discovery Sport for a year to support their career in farming or another rural business.

Thinking of applying?

  • Are you embarking on a new business venture that requires the use of a 4×4 to access remote areas or challenging terrain?
  • Are you working in the countryside and need a 4×4 to access remote customers or clients?
  • Does your work require you to transport a trailer or heavy machinery between locations?

Eligibility

  • Entrants must be aged between 21 and 35 and pursuing a career in farming or a related profession.
  • Entrants can apply for professional or community use.
  • All entrants must have more than two years’ driving experience, a UK driving licence and no more than six penalty points.
  • All applicants must live in the United Kingdom.

Prince’s Countryside Fund has also secured charity places in some major races in 2016; The Great Edinburgh Run, The Great North Run and the Great Yorkshire Run.

We would be delighted if anyone from your organisations would like to take part in these, or your family and friends! Full details for each race including the dates, distance and fundraising targets can be found on our website. If you would like any further information on the races please get in touch with Maddy (madeleine.fitzgerald@bitc.org.uk).