Canada has a very prominent agricultural heritage and have one of the best farming technologies in the world. Their mechanized farming practice has endeared the country to become one of the best food and agricultural produce exporting countries.
Several Institutions for offer agricultural scholarships to both local and international students. Like other scholarships Canadian Agriculture scholarships are based on merit. The eligibility criteria assessment could depend on, high school attended, program, home province, extra curricular activities
Agriculture scholarships in Canada
The Canadian Dairy Commission scholarship was found in 2006 to support graduate students conducting research is agricultural economics and or whose research is related to diary industry.
The scholarship is tenable at the University of Manitoba Canada.
Harrison McCain Scholarship is a renewable scholarship awarded to students entering into agriculture programs at Dalhousie University in Canada . The scholarship is valued at $16,000 for four years. The scholarship deadline is March 1 every year.
The Schulich Scholarship was setup to encourage top undergraduate students to achieve their potential. Interested students entering Agricultural science or Engineering programs can apply. The fund distribution is done according to program: $80,000 (Bachelor of Applied Science) / $60,000 (Bachelor of Science (Honours) or Bachelor of Computing (Honours) or Concurrent Education/Bachelor of Science Honours
The Keith Gilmore Prize for Beef Cattle Innovation is an annual scholarship with a deadline of June 1st every year. You can prepare to apply for 2017 Scholarship competition
The Hereford Youth Scholarship was setup to Support excellence in ongoing studies in any undergraduate program leading to a career related to the livestock industryAward amount: $2500Number awarded per year:up to 4 per year
Here are trending Agriculture Scholarships
- 4H Scholarship:-Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship - Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship The Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship is an agriculture scholarship administered by the 4-H Foundation of Alberta. Eligibility for the Agriculture scholarship Students must be presently attending an Alberta post secondary institution. Students must be a resident of Alberta. Must have three years attendance at an Alberta high […]
- 2017 Hereford Youth Scholarship - Hereford Youth Scholarship The Hereford Youth Scholarship was setup to Support excellence in ongoing studies in any undergraduate program leading to a career related to the livestock industry Award amount: $2500 Number awarded per year:up to 4 per year Eligibility for the Hereford Youth Scholarship: Interested students/applicants must 1) current or past member of CJHA […]
- Keith Gilmore Prize for Beef Cattle Innovation -$10,000 - Keith Gilmore Prize for Beef Cattle Innovation The Keith Gilmore Prize for Beef Cattle Innovation is an annual scholarship with a deadline of June 1st every year. You can prepare to apply for 2017 Scholarship competition Eligibility: To be eligible for the Keith Gilmore Prize for Beef Cattle Innovation , interested students must be […]
- Schulich Leader Scholarships -$80,000 - The Schulich foundation has spent over $100 million to fund scholarship programs to encourage top undergraduate students to achieve their potential. They scholarship grant funds over 50 undergraduate scholarships each year, across top Canadian universities. The core eligibility criteria include: Financial need Academic excellence Outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leaders Eligible programs:Bachelor of Science […]
- ARC Discovery Research Scholarship: Do Plants Hedge Their Bets? Modelling Optimal Plant Behaviour -
University of Western Sydney, Graduate Research SchoolThe Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE) is one of four institutes within Western Sydney University. HIE has rapidly become a research leader in ecosystem function and environmental responses to changing climate, with a strong reputation for delivering research outcomes of the highest quality. HIE houses a team of over 50 scientists with access to a unique suite of world-class research facilities. The ecosystem modelling group at HIE is widely recognised for their work in using experimental data to inform models of plant ecosystem function.
We are now seeking a highly motivated PhD student to contribute to a new Australian Research Council Discovery project that aims to resolve one of the most long-standing questions about the functioning of plants: how much of the carbon that they take up in photosynthesis do they use immediately for growth, and how much do they keep in reserve as insurance for the future? The answer to this question is urgently needed to understand how plants respond to environmental change, and how vulnerable they are to stresses such as drought.
The aim of the PhD project is to use experimental data and optimization approaches to develop models of how plants - and trees in particular - ‘should' behave in risky or stressful environments. What is the optimal growth schedule for a tree that maximizes its fitness?
In the project, the student will first quantify how much carbon is kept in reserve in trees growing in a wide range of experimental conditions, capitalizing on a wealth of data from climate change experiments conducted at the HIE, including whole-tree warming experiments and EucFACE, the world's only Free Air CO2 Enrichment experiment in mature native forest (www.westernsydney.edu.au/hie/facilities).
The student will then help develop and apply models of tree survival, and compare estimates of optimal storage from these models to the experimental data.
The student will be based at HIE but will also collaborate with Professor Roderick Dewar at The Australian National University and Professor Mat Williams at Edinburgh University (UK).WHAT DOES THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDE?
» Domestic students will receive a tax free stipend of $30,406 per annum and a funded place in the doctoral degree.
» International students will receive a tax free stipend of $30,406 per annum. Those with a strong track record may receive a fee waiver.
» Funding is available for project costs and conference travel.
- We welcome applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, especially those with a strong grounding in mathematics, physics or computing who are keen to apply their quantitative skills to key questions in current biology. The successful applicant should:
- Hold qualifications and experience equal to an Australian First Class Bachelor Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualifications
- Demonstrate strong academic performance in mathematics
- Have an interest in, or be willing to learn, plant biology and ecosystem ecology
- Be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level
- International applicants must also demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the English language. Please refer to the English language requirements at www.westernsydney.edu.au/international/home/admissions/entry_requirements
HOW TO APPLY
- Applicants should discuss their eligibility and interests with Prof Belinda Medlyn firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr Remko Duursma email@example.com
- Contact the Graduate Research School at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please submit an application form, CV, names and contact information of two referees, and a one-page document stating how your research interests align with the project's aims.
- The application form can be downloaded: www.westernsydney.edu.au/graduate_research_school/grs/scholarships/current_scholarships
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