Award Details


Award Information
Name:
Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers Association Degree Scholarship
Description:
The Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers Association (MPSG) has established an annually-funded award at the University of Manitoba. MPSG wishes to encourage Agriculture Degree 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 an undergraduate student who:

(1) has completed the first two years of study in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, with a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0;

(2) proceeds in the next ensuing academic year to the third year of study in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences;

(3) has an interest in pulse and soybean crops, as demonstrated by the writing of an essay on a topic related to 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.

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To be eligible for this scholarship, 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.
Entrance:
No
Award Type:
Scholarship
Application Required:
Yes
Close Date:
2017-10-01

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