Delta Agricultural Scholarship

The 2022 Agricultural Advisory Committee Scholarship deadline has been extended until May 9, 2022! See details below.

Delta’s Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating high school student residing in Delta. This scholarship is provided to assist students who wish to pursue post-secondary education geared to a career in an agricultural field. The scholarship is valued at $2,000 and is applied to a student's post-secondary studies (valid for all post-secondary institutions, including colleges, universities, technical and trade school programs, or any other career oriented coursework or program related to agriculture).

Eligibility and Scholarship Criteria 

  • Resident of Delta
  • Grade 12 student at a Delta high school
  • Has applied to attend a registered Canadian university, college or apprenticeship institution in a program that would lead directly to a career in agriculture, agricultural sciences or agri-business. This could include a wide range of programs and may include such fields as horticulture, animal husbandry, soil science, botany, etc.
  • Consideration is given to:
    - academic achievement
    letters of recommendation
    student’s active involvement and interest in agriculture; e.g., work on a farm       participation in 4-H Club, science fair projects, etc.
    student’s involvement in agriculture, reasons for pursuing a career in agriculture and the intended course of study.

Scholarship Application Checklist

  • Completed scholarship application form (next page)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • An original, official high school (Grade 11 and 12) transcript (faxed & photocopied submissions will not be accepted)
  • A typewritten statement describing involvement in agriculture or a related field, reasons for pursuing a career in agricultural and the school program or courses leading to this career.

Applications are typically accepted between November 1 and March 31. The deadline for 2022 has been extended until 4:30 pm on May 9, 2022. Awards are adjudicated on a competitive basis. All approved applicants will be notified in writing by June 15, 2022.

For more information, contact the Community Planning & Development Department at 604.946.3380.

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  (maximum 250 words – attach extra pages if needed) 
 (List all agricultural activities in which the student is or has been actively engaged)