Dr. Guy Lafond Memorial Award
Dr. Guy Lafond was passionate about the agricultural research he conducted throughout his career. He played a pivotal role in developing today’s sustainable farming systems, and he fostered partnerships that led to the betterment of the sector. He had a great respect for the farmers that built the industry and enthusiastically encouraged the adoption of new technologies. He took great pride in his extension efforts and strongly believed in the training of the next generation of agronomists.
One $2,000.00 scholarship.
Students must be either entering or continuing a Master’s or Ph.D. program in Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan, University of Manitoba or the University of Alberta.
Potential candidates must submit an application which includes a description of their current research project, why the candidate feels they are qualified to receive the award, and the relevance and potential impact of their project on the agriculture industry. Applications should be 1.5 lines spacing, 12 point font and be no more than two pages in length. Applications can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the address below, along with a confirmation of enrolment from their university. The successful candidate will be invited to present their research project as a formal stop during the Indian Head Crop Management Field Day held on the 3rd Tuesday in July.
Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation
Indian Head, SK
Phone: (306) 695-4200