(Rural Roots Canada) – The Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation (CABEF) is offering seven scholarships to students entering or pursuing an agricultural-related program at a Canadian post-secondary institution.

The scholarships, each valued at $2500, are designed to support and empower young leaders considering a career in the agri-food sector.

“Canadian agriculture needs more passionate people to address the challenges of tomorrow, ” said Becky Parker, Chair of the CABEF Board of Directors. “We are proud to support the future of our industry by providing scholarships to deserving students pursuing agriculture and food careers in Canada.”

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cabefOne scholarship will be awarded in each of the following provinces: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, British Columbia/Territories, and Atlantic Canada.

As part of the application process, students will be required to write or produce a video response to the question, “Canada is a global leader in sustainable agriculture and food production. Provinces and Territories came together to create the Guelph Statement, which outlines a vision for 2028. Select one of the six guiding principles and describe three ways that the agriculture and food industry can remain sustainable for years to come.”

Interested students have until April 30 to complete their application.

More information can be found on the CABEF website.



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