2019 Bursary Competition

The PIHG Board of Directors would like to invite entrants to submit their applications for our 2019 bursary award of $500.00, to be awarded at the winner’s high school graduation ceremony in 2019.


The eligibility requirements are as follows:

o Applicant must be eligible for graduation from Grade 12 at a high school in Manitoba, Saskatchewan or Alberta in 2019

o Applicant must be enrolled in a post-secondary education program in the field of Agriculture with the intention of beginning classes in 2019 

o Applicant must have achieved a grade of 87% or higher in their Grade 12 biology or chemistry class 

o Applicant must submit a 1000 word essay on the following topic: What is the effect of specialty crops like Industrial Hemp on the rural Canadian economy?

o Applicant must complete application form in full


Applications must be submitted by May 1st 2019. A winner will be chosen by June 10th 2019.


A winner will be chosen based on the structure, spelling, grammar, logical reasoning, use of factual information and bibliography of their essay. 


Application Form.PDF