BDCI awards bursaries to meat industry students

BDCI awards bursaries to meat industry students

The Butchers’ and Drovers’ Charitable Institution (BDCI) has awarded two bursaries to students undertaking a course of study for the academic year 2015/16, which will result in a qualification related to the meat industry.

Amer Rashid - bursary winner 2015

Amer Rashid.

AmyHolding bursary winner 2015

Amy Holding.

The bursaries have been awarded to Amy Holding, a student studying at Harper Adams University, and Amer Rashid, who is studying Meat Science and Technology at the University of Bristol.

Holding is currently in her placement year with ABP and has been awarded a bursary to support her second and third years of study. She said: “I am thrilled to have been awarded a bursary by the BDCI. As well as supporting my studies, the grant will enable me to gain invaluable hands-on experience and further qualifications. It’s fantastic knowing I have the BDCI’s support to take steps towards an exciting career path.”

BDCI chairman, Ian Kelly, said: “We are very pleased to be able to assist these young people in their studies and help them progress in their careers in the meat industry. We are committed to assist wherever we can and education offers us the opportunity to have a lasting effect on the wellbeing of the industry.”

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