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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

Alberta students win Monsanto Fund scholarships

Thirteen young Albertans are among the 65 students who have been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Monsanto Fund. The scholarships are for students entering their first year of agriculture or food-related studies at a Canadian university and college. Traditionally the Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program required applicants to be from a farm and entering […] Read more


Farm management scholarship available

Application deadline is Sept. 15

Applications are now being accepted for the Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship, which gives a Canadian farmer a chance to attend the Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management (CTEAM) program. The program provides farmers the opportunity to learn detailed financial, marketing and human relations management skills, using their own operation as a case study. One […] Read more

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 […] Read more