How to Apply

The John Edgar Trust 2023/24

How to Apply

Applications for the 2023/2024 course are now closed.

For specific information, please contact the Hon. Secretary or the Course Administrator using the contacts page.

Applications from people in southern England who would like to receive a “John Edgar Award” will open in Spring 2023. Applicants should be established in a career in or associated with agriculture or the land-based industries, and if not already in a management position, should show the potential to achieve this in the near future. Most, but not all of the successful applicants in the past have been in the age range between their mid twenties to late thirties.


Selected applicants will be be invited for interview at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester on 28th June 2023. The selection panel will aim to gather a balanced group of twelve people who can both contribute to and learn from each other and who show commitment to benefiting from the skills learnt.

Candidates will be asked to confirm their ability to attend all the training.