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The Bayer scholarship is designed for students enrolled in an agriculture bachelor’s degree program at one of six universities.

Bayer scholarships now accepting applications

Application deadlines are April 30 and June 10

Applications for Bayer scholarships are now being accepted. There are two programs, and more than $125,000 in scholarships available to Canadian students. The Bayer Crop Science Scholarship for Future Leaders is designed for students enrolled in an agriculture bachelor’s degree program at one of six eligible Canadian agriculture universities (including the universities of Alberta, Lethbridge […] Read more

Courtney Taylor (right) is presented with her Leadership Excellence Award of Distinction by Stefanie Nagelschmitz, chair of Canadian 4-H Foundation.

Albertan wins $20,000 4-H scholarship

Alberta’s Courtney Taylor is one of four winners of 4-H Canada’s Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction. The $20,000 scholarship is awarded to students who “demonstrate 4-H values in the way they live their lives” and have become exceptional leaders through the program. Recipients are also paired with a mentor to help guide them in their […] Read more


Ag students can win $2,500 scholarship

Application deadline is April 30

A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to an Alberta ag student this spring thanks to the Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation. The foundation gives out seven $2,500 Pathways to Agri-Food Scholarships awards each year to students entering or currently pursuing an agricultural or agri-food-related program at a Canadian college, university or technical institution. Applicants will be […] Read more

Ten youth receive $80,000 in scholarships

The 4-H Foundation of Alberta has awarded $80,000 to Alberta rural farm youth who must leave home to pursue a post-secondary education or trade. The awards, the largest monetary scholarships given out by 4-H Alberta come from Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship (which was created by Lillian and Edward Ness in honour of […] Read more


Bayer scholarships awarded to 13 Albertans

Thirteen Alberta students have been awarded $1,500 scholarships from the Bayer Fund through its Opportunity Scholarship Program. In all, 67 Canadian students pursuing post-secondary education in agriculture and food-related disciplines received scholarships based on their academic achievements and leadership in their schools and communities. Applicants had to be nominated by a farmer or food professional, […] Read more

4-H Foundation awards largest set of scholarships

The 4-H Foundation of Alberta has awarded the largest monetary scholarship in 4-H Alberta’s history — a total of $80,000 to 10 young rural Albertans. The Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship assists farm youth who must leave home to pursue a post-secondary education or trade. The scholarship was established by Lillian and Edward […] Read more


New ag-scholarship for Lethbridge-area students

A new $10,000 scholarship has been created for students in the Lethbridge area wanting to pursue studies in agriculture or a related field. Lethbridge Exhibition Park and the Rotary Club of Lethbridge East created the scholarship for “top agricultural students” who have completed at least three years of studies at a college or university. It is […] Read more

Three Albertans receive 4-H scholarships

Three young Albertans are among the 15 4-H members who received $1,000 John Deere Canada 4-H scholarships. The scholarships are for students pursuing a post-secondary education at a Canadian college or university in a degree, certificate, or trade-based program. The Alberta recipients are Kaylee Huppertz, Kaylie Krys, and Dawson Pahl. 4-H Canada has a number […] Read more


Two Albertans receive Angus scholarships

Two Albertans have received Canadian Junior Angus scholarships. Halley Adams from Forestburg is president of the Alberta Junior Angus Association. She is pursuing her second year of pre-veterinary studies and received a $1,500 scholarship. Heidi Tymko of St. Paul is the CJA’s Alberta director. She is in the second year of agribusiness studies and received […] Read more

4-H offering $80,000 in scholarships

Application deadline is June 30

The 4-H Foundation of Alberta has announced its biggest-ever set of scholarships, with $80,000 to be awarded to 10 Alberta farm youth. The scholarships are for young people enrolled as a first-year student at an acknowledged post-secondary institution. There will be one $20,000 scholarship, one for $15,000, one for $10,000, and seven $5,000 scholarships. “At […] Read more