Scholarships

4-H British Columbia Provincial Scholarships

4-H British Columbia Foundation Scholarship

  • Number of Awards: One
  • Value: $1,000
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually
  • For use at University, Technical, or Vocational School in any field of study

BC Youth in Agriculture Foundation Scholarship

  • Number of Awards: Two
  • Value: $2,000
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually 
  • For use at University in any field of study.

Chernoff Family Foundation Scholarships

*Two years of studies required

  • Number of Awards: Three
  • Value: $5,000
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually
  • For use in any field of study at any university
  • This scholarship will be renewed for a second year for a total value of $10,000
  • Number of Awards: Five
  • Value: $1,000

Application Deadline: April 15 annually

For use in any field of study at trades, technical or diploma courses. This scholarship will be renewed for a second year for a total value of $2,000.

Wim Zylman Agriculture Memorial Fund

  • Number of Awards: One
  • Value: Minimum of $750
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually

Priority will be given to second year students with a farming background enrolled in an agriculture diploma program at a post-secondary institution.

Annie Zylman Agriculture Memorial Fund

  • Number of Awards: One
  • Value: Minimum of $750
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually

Priority will be given to student going into trade or agricultural studies program.

Western Producer Scholarship

  • Number of Awards: One
  • Value: $1,000
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually
  • Has been a 4-H BC member

Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia Scholarship

  • Number of Awards: Two
  • Value: $1,000
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually
  • For use in any field of study at trades, technical or diploma courses.

Saanich Fruit Growers’ Association Scholarship

  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Value: $2,000
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually
  • Number of Awards: 2
  • Value: $1,000
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually

Criteria:

  • For use at University, Technical or Vocational School in any field of study
  • For use for trades, technical or diploma courses in any field of study
  • Priority will be given to students enrolled in an agriculture program

This scholarship(s) shall be for one academic year and may be renewed at the discretion of the Selection Committee upon re-application by the recipient.

MNP Scholarships

  • Number of Awards: 2
  • Value: $1,000
  • Application deadline: April 15 annually

Criteria:

The MNP LLP Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student, entering their third year of study working towards a Bachelor of Commerce Degree. The student will have expressed a strong interest in pursuing an accounting career, with preference to those students that have a declared accounting major. The student must be a 4-H British Columbia Alumni with a minimum of 4 years achievement.

BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation Teacher Education Scholarship

  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Value: $1,000
  • Application Deadline: Arpil 15 annually

Criteria:

  • Two years achieved in the 4-H BC Program
  • Has been a 4-H BC member within the last six years
  • Is enrolled or planning to be enrolled in a university Teacher Education Program in BC
  • Shows a strong interest in using agriculture to teach their chosen subjects or grade level (s)
  • For use in post-secondary education training in the field of Teacher Education

BC Young Farmers Scholarship

  • Number of Awards: One
  • Value: $500
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually
  • Must be enrolling in an agricultural based post-secondary program

Richard Fatt Memorial 4-H Scholarship

  • Number of Awards: Two
  • Value: Maximum of $4,000
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually

Criteria:

For use at University, Technical or Vocational School in any field of Agriculture with full time course load annually.
Priority to first time applicants in the following order: (1) South Malahat 4-H members (2) Vancouver Island Region 4-H members (3) all other 4-H District and Region 4-H BC members.

4-H Canada National Scholarships

Canadian Co-Operative Wool Growers 4-H Scholarships

4-H Canada is proud to announce that through the generosity of the Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers, two scholarships - each valued at $500 – are available to 4-H members planning to attend a Canadian university or college in September 2017 in an agriculture-based program, ideally with a focus on sheep related studies.

CIBC 4-H Post-Secondary Education Scholarships

4-H Canada is proud to announce that through the generosity of CIBC, eight scholarships – each valued at $1,000 – are available to 4-H members from across Canada. Recipients must be planning to pursue post-secondary education in the field of agriculture, engineering, arts, science, business or health in September 2017.

John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarships

4-H Canada is proud to announce that through the generosity of John Deere Canada, 15 scholarships – valued at $1,000 each – are available to 4-H members across Canada. Opportunities such as this help support 4-H members who will pursue a post-secondary education at a Canadian college or university in a degree, certificate or trade-based program in September 2017

TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarships

4-H Canada is proud to announce that through the generosity of TD, 12 - $2,500 scholarships will be available to 4-H members across Canada. These 4-H members must be planning to pursue a post-secondary education in agriculture, ag-science or agri-business in the fall of 2017.

Weston Family 4-H Agricultural Scholarships

4-H Canada is proud to announce that through the generosity of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, full year tuition scholarships are available to 4-H members from across Canada who will be attending a Canadian university pursuing an agricultural-based degree in the fall of 2017. Successful applicants could be undergrads, graduate students or completing their post grad program.

L.E.A.D.

4-H Canada is proud to announce that CN is the sponsor of the 4-H Canada Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction. The Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction (L.E.A.D.) honours the accomplishments of four special 4-H senior youth members and showcases the outstanding accomplishments of 4-H members across Canada in the area of leadership excellence. Through the generosity of CN, four scholarships – with an overall value of $20,000 each over four years – are available to 4-H members who have demonstrated personal values, leadership and community involvement within one of 4-H’s Leadership Development Pillars.

Other Scholarships and Opportunities

Ian Paton Sr. Memorial Scholarship

One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded annually in memory of Ian Paton Sr. and his contribution to the 4-H program in BC. This scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing post secondary education in Agriculture and who has a background in agriculture. Application deadline is April 15 annually.

University of Lethbridge Cor Van Raay Agility Award in Agriculture

  • Number of Awards: Five
  • Value: $1,500
  • Application deadline: November 1 annually

Eligibility:

Continuing undergraduate students with an interest in agriculture or agribusiness innovation and entrepreneurship must have strong academic standing.

Application & Information

Pereira Entrepreneurship Award

  • Number of Awards: One
  • Value: $1,000
  • Application deadline: January 15th to March 15th annually

Eligibility:

New high school applicants admitted to a Bachelor of Management program and who are involved in entrepreneurial activities (e.g. Jr Achievement, Canadian Youth Business Foundation, Community Futures, 4-H, self-initiated).

Application & Information

BC Association of Agriculture Fairs and Exhibitions 4-H Scholarship

  • Number of Awards: One
  • Value: $2,000
  • Application Deadline: May 15, 2017

Requirements:

Agriculture or related field of study.
Must have been an active 4-H member for at least two years and a registered member within the previous two years.

Mail To:

BC Fairs
Attn: Scholarship Committee
18231 – 60th Avenue
Surrey, BC
V3S 1V7

Application & Information

Kay Puhallo Memorial Bursary

  • Number of Awards: Two
  • Value: $500
  • Application Deadline: September 1st Annually

Criteria:

  • Must be a 4-H member enrolled in a post-secondary education program and will attend the program the same year as they receive the award
  • 4-H member will be in good standing and actively participating with a 4-H Club that attends the Provincial Winter Fair
  • 4-H member will participate in the Provincial Winter Fair in the year the scholarship is awarded

Applications must include the following information:

  • Name, age, years in 4-H, Club(s), projects and achievements
  • Post-Secondary Education Program – currently enrolled
  • Written description of their educational goals
  • Name and phone number of their current 4-H Leader

Email to: Julieanne Puhallo-Brown ja-brown@shaw.ca

The bursary will be awarded based on the member’s 4-H achievements as well as their citizenship and leadership qualities. The Puhallo Family will choose the 4-H Members they feel will benefit the most from the bursaries; they will be awarded by September 1st of each year to assist with educational costs. A plaque will be given to the 4-H members at the Provincial Winter Fair banquet to acknowledge the bursary and its recipients.

Application & Information

WestGen Education Awards

  • Number of Awards: Four
  • Value: $2,000
  • Application Deadline: October 31st annually

Criteria:

  • Western Canadian post-secondary students that have completed at least one year of college/university
  • Must be a WestGen member, or son/daughter of a WestGen member
  • Must submit an original, official transcript from a post-secondary institution (faxed & photocopied submissions will not be accepted)
  • Must submit proof of enrolment at a post-secondary institution in the agriculture or veterinary department

Mail or Courier Application to:

WestGen
Attn: Paul Meyer
1625 Angus Campbell Rd
Abbotsford, BC V3G 2G4

tel: 1-800-563-5603 ext. 212
email: pmeyer@westgen.com

Application & Information

Jack Pemberton Youth Development Bursary

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, in partnership with 4-H Canada, is pleased to offer the Jack Pemberton Youth Development Bursary to a senior 4-H member residing outside of Ontario with a keen interest in agriculture and a desire to attend Toronto’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

Application & Information