Syngenta Graduate Scholarship in Sustainable Agriculture

Nominations are due in the Spring/Summer term


  • Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, Department of Renewable Resources, or Department of Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology
  • Nominee must be in the second year of a PhD program
  • Nominee's research must pertain to sustainable agriculture, which is defined as a balance between social, environmental and economic priorities- see Area of Study #2 for related projects
  • Projects may include environmental quality and resources management, land management, introduction of new technologies, economic viability and rural community sustainability
  • Selected on the basis of high academic standing
  • The Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences will submit one nomination from the Departments of AFNS, Renewable Resources, and REES to GPS
  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • Open to applicants in doctoral programs.
  • Open to applicants in thesis-based study programs.

How to apply

By nomination only. Students should contact their department for details on their application process. Nominations are submitted to GPS by the Department (or Faculty). 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 GPS. 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 GPS deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Endowed by Syngenta Crop Protection Canada, Inc

Number of Awards


Award Type


Award Category

Department Specific