Applications for 2018 Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarships are due April 30.
“The Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarship provides innovative Canadians with the funding to travel internationally to expand their personal horizons while exploring agricultural issues and opportunities in a global context,” said Kelvin Meadows, chair and 2011 scholar. “We are focused on developing leadership capacity for Canadian agriculture through scholars who have access to the best production, management and marketing systems around the world.”
Nuffield Farming Scholarships are awarded to Canadians from any aspect of agriculture and agribusiness, with a desire to expand their knowledge, pursue new ideas and share their findings with others for the betterment of the industry. Applicants should be in mid-career, between the ages of 25 and 45 (guideline) with a minimum of five years of agricultural business or farming experience. Scholars must be able to travel for a minimum of 10 weeks, with a minimum of six consecutive weeks in one leg of their travel. For more information, go to www.nuffield.ca.