Helen & Fred Bentley Forage Crops Graduate Scholarship in Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Nominations are due in the Fall term


  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • Open to applicants in thesis-based study programs.
  • Open to applicants in doctoral programs.
  • Open to applicants in masters programs.
  • Superior Academic Achievement.
  • Registered full time in a masters or doctoral program in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences.
  • Preference given to a student conducting research on the use of legume-grass intercropping to help farmers increase profitability and
  • or sustainability through advances in forage crops.
  • Selection based on academic achievement.
  • Selection based on research in forage production.
  • Awards are granted for two years, subject to review after one year.
  • Second year funding is contingent upon achieving a min. GPA of 3.5, a report from the recipient's supervisor on the progress achieved in the recipient's studies, and cont'd FT enrollment.
  • This scholarship may not be held by a recipient for more than two consecutive years.

How to apply

By Nomination Only: Students should contact their department for details on their application process. Nominations are submitted to FGSR by the Department (or Faculty) and will be part of a competitive adjudication. The Graduate Scholarship Committee makes the final decision.

Additional Information

Deadlines on this page are approximations. Departments may have their own internal deadlines for adjudicating awards before submitting to FGSR. Please contact your department directly about deadlines.

The value and number of awards and scholarships are determined yearly and may increase or decrease. Departments can confirm the current value of open awards and FGSR deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Annually funded by the Helen & Bentley Scholarship for Forage Crops Fund at the Edmonton Community Foundation

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Award Category

Multi-Department Competition