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UFA Credit Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: July 31, 2019 4:03 PM  
Location: Across Alberta  

Sponsor: UFA

Program Description:

 

UFA Credit Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: Jul 31, 2019

UFA has proudly supported 4-H programming in Alberta for almost 80 years as part of our commitment to our members and the work they do to feed Canada and the world. Growing the capacity of the next generation of agricultural leaders is part of it! We want to help raise future farmers and ranchers who are to financially literate, understand co-operative values and are responsible with their credit. 

That’s why we’re introducing the UFA Credit Foundation program! 

4-H members who apply with a UFA member in good standing can get up to $3,000 in credit to UFA Farm and Ranch Supply stores to help with their annual projects. You’ll also get hands-on experience applying for and managing credit, and the satisfaction of repaying your loan at the end of a project well done.

Scholarship Overview and Criteria:

Value: $2,500
Quantity: 2
Application deadline: July 31, 2019
Award Date: First Monday after Labour Day long weekend

 Criteria:

  • Participated in the UFA Credit Foundation program in the past year

  • Ages 16 to 18

  • Accepted to attend a post-secondary education institution in September of the award year

 Application requirements:

  • Candidates must submit a 1,000-word essay about their experience in the UFA Credit Foundation Program

  • The essay will be judged on how well the candidate explains their how their learning outcomes related to three program objectives will impact their approach to their finances as part of a career in agriculture:

    • Financial Literacy /30 pts.

    • Co-operative Education /30 pts.

    • Responsible Credit Use /30 pts.

  • The presentation and quality of writing will be judged out of 10

Please directly connect with our partners at UFA at UFA.Communications@ufa.com  if you have any questions or would like to submit your application.

Event PDF:    UFA Credit Foundation Scholarships - deadline Jul 31
Region: Provincial
Who can apply: Seniors (15-20 years old)

For more information contact: Email: UFA.Communications@ufa.com