The Company of the Merchants of the Staple of England Charitable Trust [Registered 1101121]
Nuffield Scholar http://nuffieldscholar.org/
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.
Current project: http://nuffieldscholar.org/scholars/jen-hunter/project/
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
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/ )