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