The Merlin Trust

Grants are available for young people aged between 18 and 35 who are studying or work in horticulture to undertake a wide range of projects at home and abroad. The Trust also considers applications from horticulturists over 35 years old if they are in their first five years of a career in horticulture.

Last updated on 10 April 2019

Who is eligible?

You may be eligible if you are a British or Irish national, aged between 18 and 35 and are studying, or have a career in, horticulture. The Trust also considers applications from horticulturists aged over 35 if they are in the first five years of their career.

Please note that grants are only awarded to help with travel costs. The Trust can't help with any other items.

How to apply?

Download an application form from the Merlin Trust website.

Applications invited at any time of year and at least three months before travel.

Contact details

Merlin Trust Secretary, St Andrews Botanic Garden
Canongate, St Andrews
KY16 8RT

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