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Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers Association Diploma Scholarship
The Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers Association (MPSG) has established an annually-funded award at the University of Manitoba. MPSG wishes to encourage Agriculture Diploma students to develop an interest and technical competence in pulse and soybean production, processing and marketing.

Each year, one scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded to a student who:

(1) has completed the first year of study in the School of Agriculture with a minimum sessional grade point average of 3.0;

(2) is enrolled in a minimum 80 percent course-load and will be eligible to graduate at the end of the academic year for which the award is given;

(3) has an interest in pulse and soybean crops, as demonstrated by the submission of an essay about the pulse and soybean industry.

Essays should be a maximum of 500 words and should include information on the following: (I) opportunities and challenges for pulses and soybeans in Manitoba, (ii) the current state of Manitoba's pulse and soybean industry, and (iii) promoting pulses to consumers.

The applicant selected for this award will have their essay published in the Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers Journal, Pulse Beat.

The selection committee shall be the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Awards Committee.

The donor will notify the Financial Aid and Awards office by March 31 in any year the scholarships are not to be offered.


Please download the application form below, under "supporting files"

Deadline to apply: January 17, 2018 @ 11:59 p.m.
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