Excellence in Ag Program (Federated Co-operatives Limited)

  • Description:
    • Number of Awards: Four
    • Value: $5,000 renewable up to four years
    • Application deadline: October 15th Annually


    We wish to make you aware of a scholarship and internship opportunity that helps finance a student’s education, provide valuable field experience, and build their professional career in the agribusiness industry. Federated Co-operatives Limited and the Co-operative Retailing System are working together to provide the Excellence in Ag program that is helping tomorrow’s ag leaders get a head start on their careers. Up to four students studying agriculture or business at an accredited institution will be accepted to the program every year and receive:

    Scholarships - The scholarship has a value of up to $20,000, with up to $5,000 per year paid over a maximum of four years.

    Internships - Paid summer internships will be available for up to three years at a retail co-operative in Manitoba, Saskatchewan or Alberta.

    Employment - Upon successful completion of post-secondary education, students have the opportunity for full-time employment — including a signing bonus — at a retail co-operative.

    Applicants must be entering or already enrolled in a diploma or degree program in agriculture or business at an accredited post-secondary institution
    Application and information available at: https://www.agro.crs/more/excellenceinag