Scholarships

2018 Dauphin Agriculture Society Bursary

For over thirty years the Dauphin Agricultural Society has proudly offered a bursary for a local high school graduate interested in studying for a career in human ecology or agriculture.

This is an award of $ 1000.00 towards the first or second year tuition for post secondary studies in Human Ecology, Agriculture, Human Nutrition, Environment, Food Science, Agriculture Engineering or Veterinary Medicine (applicant may be entering University 1 with the intent to pursue a degree in one of these areas), a university diploma in Agriculture, community college diploma in agri-business, vet technician or other agriculture related course including apprenticeship programs at any post secondary educational institution in Canada. The bursary must be utilized within eighteen months of being awarded.

This award will be made in two payments - $600.00 will be paid for the first semester and $400.00 for the second semester. Award will be paid to the successful applicant as selected by a Scholarship Committee which has been set up by the Dauphin Agricultural Society.

CONDITIONS:

Applicant must have a complete Grade XII and

  1. must be entering their first or second year of post secondary study in an eligible field and
  2. must have their permanent residence in communities within the geographic area including the Rural Municipalities of Dauphin, Ochre River, Mossey River, Ethelbert, Ste. Rose, Alonsa, Gilbert Plains, Grandview, McCreary, Lawrence or Mountain, the unorganized territories of the Waterhen area or Crane River area.

The Selection Committee may choose not to give the award if no suitable applicant is found. Applicants may be required to participate in an interview. Applications are to be submitted on or before May 15, 2018.      

The recipient must use the bursary within 18 months of receiving the award. The bursary will not be paid until student has enrolled and classes have commenced. A letter confirming enrollment will be required from the educational institution before bursary installments are paid directly to the recipient. NOTE: previous recipients of the Dauphin Agricultural Society Scholarship/Bursary are not eligible.

Please complete the application in full giving as much detail as possible and submit on or before the deadline of May 15, 2018 to Dauphin Agricultural Society

Or faxed to 204-656-4540Attention DAS Scholarship Committee

Or emailed to dauphinagsociety@hotmail.ca or a.raethompson3@gmail.com


2018 Bursary Application


2017 Major Jay Fox Memorial Scholarship


The Major Jay Fox Memorial Scholarship has been developed by the Manitoba Outstanding Young Farmers in honour of Jay and the contribution that he made to agriculture in Canada. An annual scholarship will be presented to recognize a student continuing in the field of agriculture that has made a significant difference in their communities. One bursary will be awarded annually in the amount of $500.00. The following criteria have been developed and applications must be received no later than June 9th, 2017. All applications can be sent electronically to "Manitoba Outstanding Young Farmers," c/o Angie Fox to steadfast@xplornet.ca

Eligibility:
Must be at least 17 years of age as at January 1, 2017
Must use the bursary within two years

Requirements:
Must submit a 250 word (maximum) typed essay stating their future goals in agriculture and "In your opinion, what could be done to retain a larger number of young people in agriculture in Manitoba (Canada)".

For additional requirements, please refer to the following link:

2017 MJF Scholarship