Two $1,000 OYF scholarships available

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Program has two $1,000 scholarships to help students pursue a post-secondary education.

One OYF Memorial Scholarship is for a new high school graduate and the other for someone who has already completed at least one year of post-secondary study. Students must be in an agriculture diploma or degree program.

Each applicant must write a one-page essay on the question: “Why are you passionate about agriculture in Canada?” and must also be active on the farm.

For full details and an application form, go to The application deadline is June 30.

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