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University students backed by 4-H for leadership

Four students honoured Feb. 10 at Ottawa event

Four Canadian university students inspired in their career paths by their 4-H experiences are getting an extra boost from the organization. The annual Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction (LEAD), presented Monday during the 4-H Leadership Awards event in Ottawa, aim to recognize 4-H participants who, according to the organization, “demonstrate 4-H values in the way


New crop of Nuffield scholars named

Canada’s agriculture sector has yielded four new scholars to join the international Nuffield community and receive funding for research in their fields of interest. Nuffield Canada, the Canadian arm of the international Nuffield organization since 1986, has named Ellen Crane, Josh Oulton, Gavin Robertson and Shelley Spruitt as its Nuffield scholars for 2018. The new

Nuffield Scholarship application deadline April 30

Four scholarships of $15,000 each are available for those between 25 and 45


Applications for 2017 Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarships are due April 30, 2016. Scholarships are awarded to individuals with a passion for agriculture and a desire to expand their knowledge, pursue new ideas and share their findings with others, for the betterment of Canadian agriculture. Applicants should be in mid-career, between the ages of 25 and

Co-op moves up timetable for scholarship program

Prairie students planning careers in agriculture or agribusiness now have an earlier deadline to seek funding support through the Co-op Excellence in Ag program. Excellence in Ag, Federated Co-operatives’ (FCL) multi-year scholarship and summer internship program, previously had a Jan. 31 deadline, but for the 2016 round, the application deadline will be Oct. 15 this


Agribition launches 2012 scholarships

Staff / Canadian Western Agribition’s annual scholarships are open for applications for 2012. “One of Agribition’s strongest goals is to promote innovation in agriculture. There is no better way to foster innovation than to feed the minds of the young people who will be our industry’s leaders in the near future,” said Marty Seymour, CEO

Monsanto scholarships available to rural students

Monsanto Canada has released details regarding the 2012 Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship program. The program offers graduating grade 12 high school students from farm families the opportunity to capture a $1,500 entrance scholarship to help fund their post-secondary education in agriculture or an agriculture-related field of study. Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarships are available to eligible

Nuffield Scholarship Applications Open

The Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust is accepting applications for its 2012 program. Nuffield Farming Scholarships are awarded to enthusiastic individuals, with a passion for agriculture and a desire to expand your knowledge, pursue new ideas and to share your findings with others. Applicants should be in mid-career, be between the ages of 30 and


Monsanto Announces Scholarships

Monsanto Canada’s 2010 Opportunity Scholarship Program offers graduating Grade 12 high school students a $1,500 entrance scholarship to help fund their post-secondary education. “Our scholarship program is one of the most rewarding programs we administer on a yearly basis and we are pleased to be able to support kids from farm families who have chosen

Monsanto Canada Launches 2009 Scholarship Program

Monsanto Canada will once again of fer between 60 and 70 scholarships to Grade 12 graduating students from farm families who plan to pursue postsecondary education in agriculture or forestry in the fall of 2009. Mo n s a n t o Canada Opportunity Scholarships are available to eligible students entering their first year of