SARM 90th Anniversary Student Scholarship

2017-2018 – Appliction period is over (deadline was December 15, 2017) – http://aghealth.usask.ca/scholarship/index.php

In 1995, SARM auctioned off the first copy of their history book, The Building of a Province: Commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities.  This auction netted the sum of $2,600 which SARM contributed to the Centre for Agricultural Medicine. These funds initiated the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities 90th Anniversary $1,000 Student Scholarship in Agricultural Safety and Rural Health. The Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture’s Founding Chairs Program maintains the scholarship.

This $1,000 scholarship is presented each year at the SARM Annual Convention.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be enrolled in grade 12 for the current school year;
  • Be planning on studying at a Saskatchewan post secondary school in the fall following secondary graduation.  Students can also be studying outside of Saskatchewan if the course is not offered in Saskatchewan;
  • Have completed the last two years of high school in Saskatchewan;
  • Have a farming background;
  • Have parents or guardians who own/rent land and pay taxes to a rural municipality; and
  • Live in a rural area.

Applicants must complete an application form and write a one-thousand word essay on the importance of safety and health on their farm or safety and health hazards on their farm.

For a complete list of criterion, submissions deadlines, or to download an application form, please visit the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture’s website.

 


ThinkAg Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2018

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a Grade 12 student or recent high school graduate (within the past two years) in Saskatchewan, who is planning to take an agriculture-related post-secondary education program beginning in the fall of 2018. We are looking for young people who thinkAG and plan to pursue an exciting career in the industry. Note: Ministry of Agriculture and Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation employees and their immediate family members are not eligible.

How to apply
Applicants must complete the application form and:
  • produce a creative three-minute video or 1,000-word essay sharing their food story (criteria below);
  • provide a letter of conditional acceptance to a post-secondary institution; and
  • provide either a letter of recommendation from a teacher/professor, agriculture industry leader or community leader OR a resume with a cover letter outlining school and/or community involvement.
For further information and an application form, click HERE.

Commercial Seed Analysts Association of Canada Inc. Annual $500 Post-Secondary Grant

Commercial Seed Analysts Association of Canada Inc. Annual $500 Post-Secondary Student Grant Application

 Deadline: April 15

To be eligible, the student must be enrolled full-time at a Canadian university or college. Proof of enrollment from their university or college must accompany the application. The student must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. A copy of the student’s most recent transcript must accompany the application. The student can be in any year of study in one of the agriculture and/or plant sciences programs at a recognized Canadian institution.
Selection criteria will be based on
  • fulltime enrolment, extracurricular activities and an accompanying essay.
  • The one to two page essay topic will be on why the student feels that they should receive this grant from CSAAC.
The student’s past and current involvement in the agriculture industry including the family farm and/or seed testing is a benefit to the nominee for a successful application.
For further information, click HERE.

Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists Scholarship

The Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists understands that youth are the future of our industry. To support youth in achieving their career in agrology related sectors, including agriculture, bioresources, food or the environment, the Institute’s six branches are each awarding a scholarship of $1,000 to candidates who meet the eligibility requirements and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in agrology.

Essay required. Presently a Grade 12 high school student, graduating in June. Have plans to enroll as a first year full-time student in a Saskatchewan-based, post-secondary program related to agrology, such as agriculture, bioresources, food or the environment.

Deadline: April 15 or May 15 (call or email for more info info@sia.sk.ca | 306-242-2606)

Website:  http://www.sia.sk.ca/html/scholarship/index.cfm


2017 Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program

Monsanto Canada estimates it will provide approximately 65 scholarships to deserving high school students across the country entering their first year of post-secondary education in agriculture, food science or culinary arts at Canadian college or university.  Each scholarship is valued at $1,500 and will be awarded to students who meet the criteria set out in the application form.

2017 Monsanto Achieve Your Potential Application Form

Deadline: June 15, 2017

Information:  (204) 985-1000 or visit www.monsanto.ca 


Agriculture Student Scholarship

Please find information about the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture’s Agriculture Student Scholarship below. Please share with teachers and grade 12 students in your school division who are pursuing agriculture-related post-secondary education in the fall of 2017.

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture awards a grand-prize scholarship of $4,000 and three runner-up scholarships of $2,000 for students who thinkAG. Applicants need to produce a three-minute creative video or write a well-researched fact-based 1,000-word essay sharing their food story; and provide proof of acceptance to a post-secondary institution and a letter of recommendation from a teacher, agriculture industry or community leader. Note that immediate family of the Government of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation employees are not eligible to apply.

The application deadline is March 1, 2017. Visit saskatchewan.ca/thinkag or contact agriculture.scholarship@gov.sk.ca for more information. Please help us spread the word!

Contact:
Taylor Peppler, Ministry of Agriculture, 306-787-0350, taylor.peppler@gov.sk.ca


Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Scholarship

Undergraduate Scholarships Available to First-Year Students Enrolled in a Saskatchewa-Based Post-Secondary Program

Amount:  5 x $5000

Eligible: Must complete grade 12, attend SK based post-secondary program on a full-time basis, and in a program associated with the agriculture industry.

Scholarship Information, Application and Criteria Link

Contact Info:  306-668-0116

Deadline:  May 8, 2015


Ministry of Agriculture Student Scholarships

Ministry of Agriculture Student Scholarships

  • Four scholarships totaling $10 000 to students who thinkAG and show it by telling their stories about their passion for this world leading Saskatchewan industry.

Deadline:  March 1, 2015

 


Saskatchewan Agriculture Scholarships

Saskatchewan Agriculture Scholarships
Deadline:  March 1, 2015
Criteria and Requirements:  Available to grade 12 students and recent graduates (the past two years) in Saskatchewan planning to take agriculture-related post-secondary education beginning in the fall of 2015.  Agriculture in Saskatchewan is a modern, prosperous industry; it reaches far beyond occupations typically associated with farming and plays a large role in the strength of our economy. Applicants need to produce a three-minute creative video or write a well researched 1000 word essay that showcases one of the Ministry’s four agricultural awareness key themes;  and provide a letter of recommendation from an agriculture teacher, industry leader or community leader.


Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program

Deadline:  May 24/30, 2014
Value:  65 x $1500
Criteria:  Available to deserving students across the country entering their first year of post-secondary education in agriculture at a Canadian college or university.
Submission:  application form, reference letters, post-secondary letter and transcript
Website:  www.monsanto.ca