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Scholarships are presented each year and total presentations (since 1988) have now reached over 150. The program continues to grow and support young achievers in the agricultural community.

Hereford Youth Scholarship

Purpose: Support excellence in ongoing studies in any undergraduate program leading to a career related to the livestock industry

Award amount: $2500

Number awarded per year: up to 4 per year

Eligibility: applicants must 1) current or past member of CJHA or have a connection to the Hereford cattle breed demonstrated through a letter of recommendation from an active member of the Canadian Hereford Association, not related to the applicant, 2) be registered for ongoing studies in an undergraduate program at a college or university (entering into the second, third or fourth year at the time of receiving the award) in any program leading to a career in the livestock industry. A person may only receive this scholarship once.

Application Process: application materials include:
1) High School Transcripts
2) Post-secondary transcripts
3) Standardized resume outlining extracurricular activities
4) Two letters of reference from individuals not related to the applicant
5) Written statement of 500 words or less outlining career goals
6) Demonstration of registration in an education program related to the livestock industry

Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed and ranked by the Keith Gilmore Foundation Board. Criteria include demonstration of 1) academic achievement, 2) volunteer activities, 3) leadership potential within the livestock industry.


Keith Gilmore Prize for Beef Cattle Innovation

Purpose: Support excellence and leadership for applicants in advanced studies leading to a career in the beef industry. Areas of study are broadly defned but include areas such as animal science, range management, forage and feeding, genetics, communications and business.

Award amount: $10,000

Number awarded per year: up to 2 per year

Eligibility: applicants must be entered in senior undergraduate (entering the fnal year), veterinary, or post-graduate studies. A person may only receive this scholarship once.

Application Process: application materials include:

1) Post-secondary transcripts
2) Standardized resume outlining extracurricular activities
3) Three letters of recommendation from individuals not related to the applicant
4) Written statement of 1500 words or less outlining career goals
5) Demonstration of registration in an education program related to the livestock industry

Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed and ranked by the Keith Gilmore Foundation Board. Criteria include demonstration of 1) academic achievement, 2) volunteer activities, 3) demonstration of leadership within livestock industry

General Information

  1. Closing date for applications is June 1.
  2. Copies of grades and references to be included with applications and winner must have grades confrmed by their university or college.
  3. Selection is based on academic merit, contribution to school and/or community and an indication of career objectives and involvement and accomplishments in Youth Programs.
  4. All questions must be answered or marked “not applicable” (please print or type).
  5. Only successful applicants will be advised prior to September 1
  6. A career in the feld of agriculture includes Veterinary Medicine.
  7. Completed applications should be mailed and postmarked no later than June 1. (Faxes and emails are not accepted.)

Mail to: THE KEITH GILMORE FOUNDATION
5160 SKYLINE WAY NE, CALGARY, AB, T2E 6V1

How Do I Qualify?

Applicants must be a Canadian citizen.

For each of categories, the applicant must have completed a minimum of one year of college or university education and must be enrolled in the fall semester for another year of studies in a recognized college or university

Students may apply more than once, however students are limited to one scholarship per category.

Students may apply for a University or College outside of Canada.

Where do I apply?

Application forms are available from the Web site  (see top right hand corner) or by writing to:

The Keith Gilmore Foundation
5160 Skyline Way NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 6V1

2014 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Category A: $2,500 Post Graduate Award Recipients

Rae-Leigh Pederzolli
Saskatoon, SK
University of Saskatchewan
Masters in Animal Science


Jonathan Messerli
Quebec City, QC
McGill University
Masters in Plant Science


Category B: $2,000.00 Under Graduate Award Recipients

Logan Pizzey
Binscorth, MB
University of Saskatchewan
Agribusiness Major
Field Crop Production Minor


Halvard Nixdorff
Airdree, AB
University of Alberta
Animal Science Major
Agribusiness Minor


Cassandra Gorrill
Lindsay, ON
University of Guelph
Animal Science Major


Shannon Palmer
Saskatoon, SK
University of Saskatchewan
Animal Science Major



Katelyn Stehr
Saskatoon, SK
University of Saskatchewan
Animal Science Major
Agribusiness Minor
 

Category C: $1,500.00 Diploma Award Recipients

Jay Rimke
Oak Lake, MB
Olds College
Agriculture Management Diploma

Larissa Lupul
Foisy, AB
Olds College
Agriculture Management Diploma


Whitney Ball
Coldwater, ON
University of Guelph
Associate Diploma in Agriculture

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Previous Winners

Click here to see the students that have been awarded Keith Gilmore Foundation Scholarships.

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