Make a donation of $100 to the Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation to become a “Friend of the Foundation.” For your donation, your name will go into a draw for a chance to win 24 bottles of select Canadian wine or, NEW this year, win 12 bottles of Canadian whisky.
The draw will take place on November 3 during the virtual Best of CAMA 2022 awards event at approximately 9:30 PM ET.
The wine and whisky will be shipped to the (very happy) winners.
An official CABEF tax receipt will be emailed to you after November 3. (Note: Do not use the PayPal receipt for tax purposes.)
Thanks to our sponsor!
[PORT ELGIN, ON] – Seven students from across the country are recipients of the 2022 Pathways to Agri-Food Scholarships, sponsored by the Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation.
The $2,500 scholarships are awarded to students entering or currently pursuing an agricultural or agri-food-related program at a Canadian college, university, or technical institution.
This year’s recipients are:
Annalise Steadman, Victoria, BC
Seanna Wengryn, Edmonton, AB
Mariah Maurer, Grenfell, SK
Emily Robb, Brandon, MB
Emily Bieman, Belgrave, ON
Devin Keenan, Cleveland, QC
Jill Lockerby, Hamilton, PEI
Applicants were assessed on a combination of their leadership attributes and written or video response to the question “Equity, diversity, and inclusion are issues and opportunities that are important to the agriculture and agri-food sectors. Describe why these topics are crucial to address, and outline one concrete action our industry can take to be more equitable, diverse, and inclusive.”
“We are proud to support the future of the Canadian agriculture industry with these scholarships,” says Becky Parker, chair of the board for CABEF. “It is clear this year’s applicants will champion equity, diversity, and inclusion during their careers.”
The Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation (CABEF) provides financial support through the Pathways to Agri-Food Scholarships to encourage young people to pursue an education in agriculture and food. Applications are open for seven scholarships worth $2,500 each for students entering or pursuing an agricultural-related program at a Canadian college, university, or apprenticeship (trade) institution. The awards encourage students to take advantage of the many opportunities available in the agri-food sector.
“There are many pathways students can take on their way to careers in the agriculture and food industry,” said Becky Parker, Chair of the CABEF Board of Directors. “We are proud to support the future of our industry by providing scholarships to students who are pursuing agriculture and food careers in Canada.”
One scholarship is awarded in each of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, British Columbia/Territories, and Atlantic Canada. Applicants are assessed on a combination of their leadership attributes and written or video response to the question, “Equity, diversity, and inclusion are issues and opportunities that are important to the agriculture and agri-food sectors. Describe why these topics are crucial to address, and outline one concrete action our industry can take to be more equitable, diverse, and inclusive.”
The deadline to apply is April 30, 2023. For more information and to access the online application form, visit www.CABEF.org.