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Travel Grant: Subsidised place on Peloponnese 2018 tour available

 

We have exciting news for horticulture students or those new to a career in the field…

A late vacancy has arisen for a subsidised place on our October 2018 tour of the Peloponnese. We’re offering the place as part of our Travel Grants Programme at a cost of only £250. (Price includes flights and accommodation.) The ten day tour runs from 24 October to 2 November 2018.

 

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Sternbergia sicula (left) and Narcissus tazetta.

 

The Peloponnese is a hotspot of biodiversity. With more than 300 endemic plant species, there are few places in the world that are better for autumn-flowering bulbs. It is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your plant knowledge and see incredible species in their natural habitat.

You can read more about the places we’ll visit here.

 

How to apply

Expressions of interest are welcomed from those studying or new to horticulture in the last 5 years. Please email ags@alpinegardensociety.net (using the subject ‘Application: Peloponnese Tour) with a brief outline of how the trip will benefit your studies and/or career development. Please also include details of your horticulture training and qualifications.

The closing date for applications is Friday 24 August 2018.

 

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