AgriVenture Scholarship Programme for Canadian Students | 2014

AgriVenture Global and the International Agricultural Exchange Association (IAEA) is offering 4-H Agri-V Scholarship for Agri-V travel and work program. Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): | Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or Japan

Level: Agri-V travel and work program.

Field(s):Placements are available in almost all fields of Agriculture Horticulture sector.

Funded By: Agri V Global and the International Agricultural Exchange Association (IAEA)

Deadline: November 1, 2013.

Beneficiaries( Target Group): Scholarship is Open for students of Canada.

Benefits( Value/ Inclusions):

 No. of Awards: From the provincial/territorial submissions, one applicant will be selected for an AgriVenture program scholarship.

 Scholarship Duration: Agri V programs may take place from 4 months to a year. The longer programs often combine travel and work in two countries.

Agri-Venture Scholarship

 Scholarship Covers: Scholarship is of scholarship of $3,000 to be applied to the AgriVenture program fee. Agri Venture provides:

  • Choice of host country, type of placement, and travel date;
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A guaranteed job on an agricultural, horticultural, viticulture, or equine operation;
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Full room and board provided by a host family;
  • Return airline tickets to your host country (from a major international airport near your home);
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information package;
  • Medical, travel and baggage insurance;
  • 24 hour emergency support service;
  • Orientation package or seminar in the host country;
  • Transportation to your placement from the airport or seminar, provided by your host family; 
  • Administration covering visa applications, placement, correspondence and named Contact Person;
  • Membership in the International Agricultural Exchange Association

Description:

All Canadian provincial and territorial 4-H organizations have been invited to select one candidate each to be submitted for consideration by AgriVenture Global and IAEA.

From the provincial/territorial submissions, one applicant will be selected for an Agri Venture program scholarship of $3,000 to be applied to the Agri V program fee.

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The cost is determined by where you want to go and for how long. An exchange to Europe is approximately $5,000, while a program to Australia or New Zealand will be approximately $6,000, depending on the length of stay (2013 prices).

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An Around-theWorld program includes a placement in Australia or New Zealand for six months and then in Europe for another six months is approximately $9,200.

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The Agri V Scholarship may be used toward any Agri Venture program.

Eligibility:

To avail AgriVenture Scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria.

Be between the ages of 18 and 30 at the time of travel;

‣ Have been a member of the 4-H program for a minimum of two years;

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Provide a letter from a former general or project leader confirming their 4-H registration of participation.

Scholarship Application Method

Apply: Application can be sent by post.

Carefully complete the 4-H application, making sure you have provided all the information and required letters of reference; then submit them before the deadline.

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 The provincial/territorial 4-H selection committee will choose the applicant to forward to the AgriV and IAEA selection committee.

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Provincial/territorial applicants may be invited for an interview to assist in the selection.


From the provincial/territorial candidates, the successful national applicant will be selected.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Completed application, with references, must be received by November 1, 2013.

The provincially- selected candidate will be notified by December 1, 2013 and the final selection will be made by January 15, 2014.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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