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Research Fields TEST Plant Breeding, Plant Genetics
Categories Environmental Studies
Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The Seed of the Year – West winner will be selected on his/her past contributions to the overall industry, we want to link this to the future by allowing the winner of the award to present a “scholarship” to a student enrolled at a masters or PhD level in plant breeding or plant genetics at either the University of Alberta, University of Saskatchewan, or the University of Manitoba.

Our goal is to make this a long term part of Seed of the Year and have a scholarship available each season to be provided to the university program chosen by the winner of “Seed of the Year”.

  • Masters or PhD candidate enrolled in plant breeding or plant genetics
  • $4,000 Scholarship per year
  • Academic record – past two years
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume or letter outlining education, work history, and extracurricular activities
  • Recipient must be willing to allow his/her name to be released in a news release

  • Each season, Scholarship applications will be posted at the universities by late summer with applications due by early October.
    Value $4000 scholarship per year
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details For more information on the award, please go to their website at: https://seedoftheyear.ca/west/scholarship/

    Updated: October 24, 2017

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