The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is offering three bursaries in the amount of $2,000 per recipient in 2021 and applications can be submitted until August 31.

The bursaries are available for students of OFA families who are entering or currently pursuing a post-secondary education with a goal of pursuing a career in an agriculture-related field.

Bursary recipients will be selected from applicants who are OFA members, a child of, or an employee of an OFA member and are residents of Ontario. Applicants should be able to demonstrate volunteer and industry-related accomplishments, an interest in agriculture and rural issues, community involvement and satisfactory academic performance.

The deadline for applications is August 31 and winners will be announced at OFA’s 2021 Annual General Meeting in November.

The application form can be accessed here. Anyone interested in the program can submit their completed application form to the Ontario Federation of Agriculture by email at [email protected] .