Scholarships

AWC post-secondary scholarships

AWC is building momentum with our future generations by offering scholarships to post secondary students in agriculture-related studies. AWC has established scholarships at all colleges in Alberta offering agricultural science and crop production diploma programs. Our post secondary scholarships now include the University of Alberta (UofA), University of Lethbridge (UofL), Olds College, Lakeland College and Lethbridge College. 

AWC has committed to a yearly graduate scholarship of $10,000 to the UofA as well as a $1,000 undergraduate scholarship to all institutions, which will be administered to one student per year for the next 10 years.

AWC Invests in Future Ag Researchers

University of Alberta

Alberta Wheat Commission Graduate Research Scholarship in Crop Science
$10,000 awarded annually

  • Students registered full-time in a graduate degree program in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences conducting research in the area of crop science, specific to wheat production, are eligible
  • Students registered in a master’s program are eligible to hold this award during the first two years of their program
  • Students registered in a doctoral program are eligible to hold this award during years one through four of their program

Award Recipients
2015: Graham Collier | 2014: Breanne Tidemann

University of Alberta

The Alberta Wheat Commission Award in Crop Science
$1,000 awarded annually

  • Students in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences pursuing a bachelor of science in agriculture, majoring in crop science, are eligible

Award Recipients
2015: Jorn Peeters | 2014: Katie Wyering

Olds College

Alberta Wheat Commission Scholarship in Agriculture
$1,000 awarded annually

  • Second-year students enrolled in agriculture management with a production major are eligible

University of Lethbridge

Alberta Wheat Commission Scholarship in Agronomy
$1,000 awarded annually

  • Students in any undergraduate degree program interested in pursuing a career in the field of agriculture, agronomy or plant genetics are eligible

Award Recipient
2015: Erikka Weisgerber

Lethbridge College

Alberta Wheat Commission Scholarship in Agriculture Sciences
$1,000 awarded annually

  • Undergraduate students enrolled in agriculture sciences with an agriculture technology major are eligible

Award Recipient
2015: Kayla Giles

Lakeland College

Alberta Wheat Commission Scholarship in Crop Technology
$1,000 awarded annually

  • First-year students enrolled full-time in the Crop Technology Program (Vermilion campus) are eligible


* Students interested in pursuing an Alberta Wheat Commission scholarship should contact their student award office for more information.