The Company of the Merchants of the Staple of England Charitable Trust  

                      Nuffield Scholar 

                     The Company sponsors a Nuffield Scholar in the category of sheep, wool, or textiles.

                      This scholarship is awarded to someone already working in the industry who will conduct an in-depth survey in their chosen subject.

                      Current project:  http://nuffieldscholar.org/scholars/jen-hunter/project/           

                      Yorkshire Agricultural Society

 

                      The Company sponsors the Wool Fleece section and provides a trophy for the Best Wool Fleece at the Great Yorkshire Show.  (http://greatyorkshireshow.co.uk/ )

 

                       Results 2014:  http://greatyorkshireshow.co.uk/entries-results/online-results

                       The Staple Bronze Trophy Winner Best Fleece: Mr and Mrs Arbuckle & Miss S Meikle  

 

                       HRH The Princess Royal with Robert Hall Esq - Mayor,Company of Merchants of the Staple of England;

                         Travel

                          The Trust provides travel awards to several second-year students at Leeds and York Universities.  www.york.ac.uk/study/study-abroad/travel-awards/#tab-2       www.leeds.ac.uk