We believe in supporting the future leaders of Ontario agriculture. That's why the CFFO awards up to $10,000 in scholarships annually.
The CFFO offers four $2,500 scholarships annually to youth studying agriculture and agri-business.
Deadline to Apply
July 30, 2020
The scholarship is open to qualifying applicants who (1) are secondary school graduates, (2) have parents or grandparents who are CFFO members, and (3) are registered for full-time studies in an agriculture-related program in Ontario for the upcoming academic year during which they apply.
Applicants must provide the following documentation to the CFFO head office by JULY 30, 2020, to be eligible for this scholarship:
- A completed CFFO Scholarship Application Form.
- An official transcript.
- Proof of full-time registration in an agriculture-related post-secondary course of study for the 2020/2021 academic year.
- A 500-word essay detailing why they are pursuing education in an agriculture-related career and how their faith informs their understanding of farming (or the agri-food related profession they plan to enter).
These documents may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “CFFO Scholarship Application” or via mail, postmarked no later than July 30, to the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario, 642 Woolwich Street, Guelph, ON N1H 3Y2.
Applications shall be assessed by a select committee of CFFO Board and Staff. The successful applicants shall be notified.
Questions? Please contact us.
Several CFFO districts also offer scholarship competitions for the children and grandchildren of CFFO members enrolling an agricultural program. If you would like to apply for a district scholarship, please contact us to connect with your district board representative.