Scholarships, Schooling and More!

Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation

The Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation is awarding seven $2,500 scholarships to Canadian students who are entering or currently pursuing an agricultural-related program at a Canadian college, university or apprenticeship (trade) institution.

Application deadline is April 30, 2024.

Those in the business of agriculture and food industry know there is no greater place to work. We also know we need talented, energetic young people to enter the industry to keep it great.  There has never been a more crucial time to support youth development in Canada’s agri-food sector.

There are numerous employment opportunities in the agriculture and food industries. Whether you're looking to become a plant breeder, an agri-marketer, a researcher, part of the agri-retail industry, a PhD, a farmer, or an agricultural equipment technician, it all starts with an undergraduate degree, diploma or apprenticeship in an agriculturally based or related program.

When You #thinkAG, Think OPPORTUNITIES

1. Hundreds of SCHOLARSHIPS in Agriculture

What's so great about scholarships? 

  • Cover costs of pursuing a higher education
  • Often mean access to extra support, including guidance and mentorship from others
  • Offer networking opportunities with others who have won the award (when the time comes to apply for jobs, you’ll already have some contacts in the industry – giving you a huge advantage!)
  • Opens the door to volunteer opportunities that help you get real-world experience
  • Look great on your résumé

2. Tons of SCHOOLS AND TRAINING Programs

No matter which post-secondary route you take, there will be jobs in agriculture and food for you! You don’t even need to enroll in agriculture and food specific schooling to work in this great industry.

Agriculture needs people from diverse backgrounds with different skills to fill the many jobs.

How do you pick the right post-secondary school, course, diploma, degree or certificate program? Here are some questions to ask yourself:

  • Where do I want to go? Do I want to stay close to home, my friends and family, or venture to the great unknown?
  • What type of schedule do I want?
  • Do I want small or large classes? Fewer people around me, or lots?
  • How long do I want to go to school before I can begin working?

3. Super Unique, Exclusive OPPORTUNITIES

Many agriculture and food organizations offer sponsorships to top-notch conferences and events. 

Are you interested in: 

  • Attending events with influential leaders?
  • Hearing from impactful speakers?
  • Traveling throughout Canada, or to another country?
  • Helping to solve long-standing issues, such as world hunger?

Explore Scholarships, Schooling & Exclusive Opportunities

Time to kickstart your journey to your dream career in agriculture and food!

Make sure to check with your school and local agriculture organizations to see what else might be offered in your province or region. 

Know of a scholarship or other unique opportunity available to high school students? Reach out to us at

All of Canada


British Columbia


New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

  • Sorry! None available at this time.
  • Sorry! None available at this time.

Nova Scotia


  • Sorry! None available at this time.
  • Sorry! None available at this time.


Prince Edward Island




  • Sorry! None available at this time.

Ready to start your journey?

Your skills and interests matter! Discover where they fit in the Canadian agriculture industry. 

Explore Careers For Me!