Bursary opportunities for Glanbia Co-op families


Glanbia Ireland and Baileys are collaborating to support farm families’ positive environmental actions, with the launch of Ireland’s first Sustainable Farming Academy.

As part of this Academy three bursaries (one per University) are being made available for Glanbia Co-op family members whom are commencing their degree studies in agricultural science in either UCD, UCC or South East Technology University.

Glanbia Co-op Members are requested to complete the form linked below and in particular the personal statement on behalf of their family member whom is commencing their studies.

To fill out the expression of interest form click here.


Bursary Overview



Bursary Title

Sustainable Farming Academy Bursary

How many bursaries are available?

There are 3 bursaries available in total, with one per University. The three universities are UCD, UCC and South East Technology University.

Who is eligible for the bursary?

In order to be eligible for this bursary you must be a family member of a Glanbia Co-op supplier. You must be commencing your first year of study in an Agricultural Science degree in one of the three listed universities.

When is the closing date for the applications?

The closing date for applications have been extended to mid September. The winners of the bursaries will be announced in November 2022.

How to apply for the bursary.

To apply for the bursary you can click the link here.

The link will bring you to the bursary expression of interest form.


The content of the personal statement is important, as it will be used to guide eligibility. Eligible candidates will be entered into a randomised draw based on the University they are studying in. The closing date for bursary applications have been extended to mid September. Bursary winners will be announced in November 2022.

If you have any queries or difficulties with this form please contact James Brennan at jkbrennan@glanbia.ie 


First Published 20 June 2022



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