Nuffield Canada Agricultural Scholarships

2024 Nuffield Scholarship Application

Company Description

Welcome & Thank You for your interest in submitting an application to Nuffield Canada for a scholarship and the opportunity to join the international Nuffield family.

The Nuffield Canada Scholarship is a prestigious rural leadership program available to anyone mid-career who is involved in agriculture, in any capacity of primary production, industry or governance. This $15,000 or $20,000 CAD scholarship (depending on sponsor) provides individuals with a unique opportunity to:

  • Access the world’s most extensive network in food and farming,

  • Achieve personal development through travel and study, and

  • Deliver long-term benefits to Canadian farmers and growers, and to the industry as a whole.

Each year scholarships are awarded to individuals who are expected to assume positions of greater influence in their field in the future.

Nuffield Canada Scholarship Investors include:
Nuffield Canada Alumni
Alberta Wheat Commission 
Canadian Canola Growers Association
PEI Department of Agriculture & Land
NS Department of Agriculture
NB Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries
Western Grains Research Foundation
Grain Farmers of Ontario
Semex
McCain
Other new sponsors are coming on-line as well. 

Application Deadline: June 30th (11:59 p.m. Eastern) 

Job Details

Each Scholar will be entering into an agreement with Nuffield Canada. It is highly recommended that you review the following two documents.

Scholarship Information
Sample Scholar Contract 

Feel free to check out Nuffield Canada's FAQ or Contact Us anytime!

  • February 25, 2024
  • 17-48-85

Instructions

Please fill out your contact information, upload your resume and study topic cover letter, then complete the prerequisite questions below before proceeding. Should you answer 'no' to any of the prerequisite questions please contact Nuffield Canada as you may not be eligible for a Nuffield Scholarship.

exec.director@nuffield.ca    (613) 325-7321

Resume
In addition to your education and work experience, please include your agricultural experiences and current organizations of membership, and positions held in current and past organizations.

Study Topic Cover Letter
This one-page cover letter should explain your study topic in detail and include:
  -   Reasons you think this topic is important and timely to Canadian agriculture,
  -   The value a Nuffield Scholarship would bring to this topic, and
  -   The potential impact you foresee your topic having on Canadian agriculture.

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