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Ag scholarship available in Saskatchewan

Oct. 30, 2013, Regina, SK - Saskatchewan Agriculture has launched its fourth annual Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship.

One winning scholarship valued at $4,000 and three runner-up scholarships valued at $2,000 each will be awarded to students in Grade 12 and recent graduates entering agriculture-related post-secondary studies in 2014.

Those interested in the scholarship must produce a three minute creative video or write a well-researched, fact-based 1,000 word essay that showcases one of four themes: agriculture solutions for a growing world, farmers and ranchers as environmental stewards, safe food that is responsibly produced or agriculture as a modern, forward-looking industry.

Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2014. Winning submissions will be posted on the Saskatchewan Agriculture website in the spring.

For more information on the Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship, visit www.agriculture.gov.sk.ca/scholarship.


October 30, 2013
By Top Crop Manager