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:           

                      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:

                       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.