22 March 2022, Calgary, AB: Are you a graduating Grade 12 student looking for a bit of help to finance your post-secondary education in agriculture, food science or culinary arts? If so, apply before June 8, 2022 to be eligible for one of 32 scholarships, each valued at $3,000, offered by Bayer Crop Science Canada.
The Bayer Crop Science Opportunity Scholarship program is available to graduating grade 12 students entering their first year of post-secondary education in agriculture, food science or a culinary program at a Canadian university or college of their choice in the fall of 2022. The program has added two scholarships specifically for students who identify as Indigenous and want to explore agriculture and food education.
“Bayer believes in supporting youth and helping them on their post-secondary journey,” said Trish Jordan, Senior Business Partner, Government and Industry Affairs with Bayer Crop Science Canada. “The Opportunity Scholarship Program is one way we can help build future leaders in Canadian agriculture and help attract the best and brightest to this growing industry.”
Scholarships will be awarded to students based on demonstrated academic achievement, leadership in their community and their vision for how they will contribute to Canadian agriculture in the future. The application deadline is June 8, 2022.
To apply, students can visit https://www.cropscience.bayer.ca/Our-Company/ScholarshipInformation to review the program guidelines and connect to Scholarship Partners Canada – a division of Universities Canada – who serve as the independent administrator for the Bayer Crop Science Opportunity Scholarship program.
If you know of a student planning to pursue studies in agriculture or a food-related discipline of study, encourage them to apply today!