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CIBC Agricultural Scholarships
The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has presented the University of Manitoba with a $250,000 endowment fund to provide recognition of academic achievement by and the potential of students in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University. The available annual income from the fund shall provide scholarships, each valued at $3,000 or half of the full course tuition fees in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, whichever is greater. The number of annual scholarships shall be determined each year on the basis of available annual income. The first scholarship(s) will be offered in the fall of 2003. These scholarships shall be offered to undergraduate students who:

(1) have completed at least one year of full-time study in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba;

(2) have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5;

(3) are pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness degree and have achieved high standing in courses related directly to Agribusiness;

(4) demonstrate community involvement, both on and off campus, and a strong interest in pursuing a career in agribusiness;

(5) enrol full-time in the year the scholarship is tenable.

Applicants will be required to submit a brief letter of intent, outlining their extracurricular activities and career goals in agribusiness, as well as two letters of reference - one from a faculty member in Agricultural and Food Sciences and one personal reference from an employer, supervisor, or volunteer coordinator (not from a family member or personal friend).

Recipients of these scholarship may be offered summer employment positions with CIBC, but will not be obligated to accept the offer in order to keep the scholarship.

The selection committee shall be named by the Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and shall include a representative of CIBC.


To be eligible for this award, please fill out and submit all required application documents by the deadline.

Please download the application form from "Supporting Files" below.

Deadline to apply: October 1, 2017 @ 11:59 p.m.
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