2016 Future of Dairy Scholarship Program
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Lely North America (Lely NA) is proud to announce the new 2016 Future of Dairy Scholarship Program that will be awarded annually. Five qualified students residing in Canada will be awarded a one-year, $1,000 scholarship. Students must be at least 18 years old and currently enrolled at an accredited junior college, college, university, or graduate school. The student must also be registered in a program that can equip them to contribute to the dairy industry and be current or previous members of the 4-H.
Angelo and Frank Agro Undergraduate Scholarships
Deadline: April 13, 2016
For 4-H members attending post-secondary education. Seven awards of $7,000 ($1,750 annually for four years). Applicants must be full-time students entering semester one at the University of Guelph, who have a minimum 75% admission average, having completed at least 10 4-H projects. Applicants submit a point-form listing of their 4-H club activities and a reference letter from a 4-H club official. Scholarship recipients must maintain full time studies and a 70% program average each year for continuation of the award.
Bertram and Hazel Stewart 4-H Dairy Youth Education Award & Bursary
Deadline: September 30, 2016
The Bertram and Hazel Stewart 4-H Dairy Youth Education Award & Bursary honours Bertram and the late Hazel Stewart’s deep commitment and passion toward agriculture, education and 4-H. Open to 4-H Ontario members who have been a Dairy Club member for at least three years. At application, prospective winners must be enrolled in grade 9, 10 or 11, with intent to pursue post-secondary education. Presented at the TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic Show at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in the year it is granted, this bursary of $1,000 is payable upon successful completion of first year of post-secondary schooling.
CIBC 4-H Post-Secondary Education Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2016
CIBC is the generous sponsor of eight scholarships - each valued at $1,000 each. Available to 4-H members in their last year of high school or CEGEP who plan to pursue a post-secondary education in the field of engineering, arts, science, business or health in September 2016. Members must apply directly to 4-H Canada: apply.4-h-canada.ca.
Giles Hume 4-H Ontario Centennial Award
Deadline: July 31, 2016
Recognizing leadership and dedication to community betterment, and established in the summer of 2015 in honour of the 100 year anniversary of 4-H in Ontario, this award of $2,000 will be granted to a recipient to assist with their post-secondary education as recognition of excellence in 4-H and their home community.
GROWMARK, Inc. 2016 Essay Contest
Deadline: May 15, 2016
An essay contest conducted by GROWMARK, Inc. for high school 4-H members in Ontario. Applicants must write a 500 word essay on the theme “What Can Young People Do To Ensure The Sustainability of Agriculture”. A provincial winner will receive a $500 scholarship and the 4-H Association of the provincial winner will receive a $300 award. Four runners-up will each receive a $125 scholarship.
Henrike Foerster Memorial 4-H Entrance Scholarship
Deadline: October 7, 2016
A $500 scholarship for a first year student in the Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology Program at the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus, who has
demonstrated involvement in past and/or current 4-H activities in Ontario.
Justin Parish Memorial Bursary
Deadline: October 3, 2016
This $500 bursary honours the spirit of Justin’s dream of one day attending the Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic Show at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (RAWF). Presented by Robin and Connie Parish, the Justin Parish Bursary will support a 4-H Ontario Dairy Club Member in attending the RAWF in Toronto. The 4-H member must be attending the Classic Show for the first time as team member, fitter or herdsperson. The recipient will be chosen by a selection committee and notified by 4-H Ontario. PResentation of the bursary will take place in the show ring during the Classic Show at the 2015 RAWF.
Larry Milton Campbell Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2016
Canadian Meat Council and 4-H Canada are proud to sponsor 2 scholarships, valued at $2,500 each, for 4-H members in their last year of high school or CEGEP who are planning to attend a Canadian university in Food Science, Meat Science or Animal Science in September of 2017, and has his/her roots in farming. For this award, members must apply directly to 4-H Canada at apply.4-h-canada.ca.
Weston Family 4-H Agricultural Scholarships
Deadline: May 31, 2016
The Weston Family 4-H Agricultural Scholarship program is offered to 4-H members who will be an undergraduate or postgraduate student in an agricultural based certificate, degree, or diploma program at a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution in the fall of 2016.
Successful applications receive one full year of tuition at their institution in the appropriate program. Applicants may re-apply each year to receive additional funding. Apply directly to 4-H Canada at apply.4-h-canada.ca.