The Company of the Merchants of the Staple of England Charitable Trust   [Registered 1101121]


Nuffield Scholar

  The Company sponsors a Nuffield Scholar who will undertake a project 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.  

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 The Trust provides travel awards to several second-year students at Leeds and York Universities.


Yorkshire Agricultural Society


The Company sponsors the Wool Fleece section and provides a trophy for the Best Wool Fleece at the Great Yorkshire Show.  ( )

Results 2014: