Canadian Eco-Scholar Award: Scholarship for students who care about organic agriculture

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 18, 2021

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2021 YORKSHIRE VALLEY FARMS CANADIAN ECO-SCHOLAR AWARD

Are you a full-time student at a Canadian academic institution? 

Are you passionate about organics?

Yorkshire Valley Farms wants to hear from you!

Applications for The 2021 Yorkshire Valley Farms Canadian Eco-Scholar Award are now open.

$10,000 in funding is available and will be awarded to four students. 

To apply, submit a video in which you answer the question “what role do you hope to play in the organic regenerative movement?”.

The Eco-Scholar Award was launched in 2004 by the Guelph Organic Conference. Under the new partnership with Yorkshire Valley Farms, the 2021 Awards will go to four Eco-Scholars for a total give-away of $10,000, distributed as follows:

One $5,000 first place award

Two $2,000 second place awards

One $1,000 third place award

Eligibility: The 2021 Yorkshire Valley Farms Canadian Eco-Scholar Award is open to all residents of Canada, except Quebec, who are 16 years of age or older, and are full-time students actively enrolled in a Canadian academic institution. All areas of study are eligible.

To apply: The application form, including full rules and regulations, can be found at https://guelphorganicconf.ca/eco-scholar/

Deadline: Applications must be submitted by March 19, 2021.

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