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What's available?
General Information
How do I qualify?
Where do I apply?
Previous winners

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.

 

What's available?

Scholarships are available in three categories:
  • Up to two, $2,000 scholarships are offered to individuals in a post graduate degree program in agriculture, agricultural journalism and/or veterinary medicine at a recognized university, leading to a career in the field of agriculture.
  • Up to four $1,500 scholarships are offered to individuals in an undergraduate degree program in agriculture, agricultural journalism and/or veterinary medicines (or pre-veterinary) at a recognized university leading to a career in the field of agriculture. The successful applicant will already have completed a minimum of one year in his or her major field of studies.
  • Up to four $1,000 scholarships are offered to individuals enrolled in a recognized diploma program in agriculture, agricultural journalism and/or animal health technology leading to a career in the field of agriculture. The successful applicants will have already completed a minimum of one year in a diploma program.

 

General Information

  1. Closing date for applications is May 15th
  2. Copies of grades and references to be included with application and winner must have grades confirmed by their university or college
  3. Selection is based on academic merit, contibution to school and/or community, an indication of career objeactives and involvement and accomplishments in youth program
  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 field of agriculture includes veterinary medicine
  7. Students may apply more than once, however students are limited to one scholarship per category.
  8. Completed applications should be mailed or submitted as a single pdf file and postmarked or e-mailed no later than May 15th (Faxes are not accepted)

 

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

 

Previous Winners

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

 

 

 

 

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