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Robert (Bob) L. Ross scholarship open for applications
This year farmers will have an opportunity to win the Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship to attend the CTEAM program.
CTEAM stands for Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management and is run by Agri-food Management Excellence. During the program, farmers learn detailed financial, marketing and human relations management skills, using their own operation as a case study.
Robert (Bob) Ross was instrumental in guiding the CTEAM program, inspiring and encouraging farm management excellence across Canada through his leadership and passion for the agricultural community. Bob fought a courageous battle with cancer, passing in March 2014.
As a tribute to his passion, leadership and legacy, the Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship was established, rewarding a farmer with the opportunity to participate in the CTEAM program and continue on a path towards excellence, as inspired by Canada’s leading experts and a one-of-a-kind support network of peers and colleagues.
This year the scholarship of $4500 CAN, is available to be applied towards CTEAM tuition and travel. The successful applicants can choose to attend CTEAM starting in December 2019.
Applicants must be more than 21 years of age and possess passion and devotion to excellence in farm business management. See the application for a complete list of requirements.
The deadline for scholarship applications is Sept. 15, 2019.
Applications can be downloaded at www.agrifoodtraining .com.
About Agri-Food Management Excellence Inc.
Agri-Food Management Excellence (AME) is inspired by empowering people to realize their goals. We empower farmers, ranchers and other agribusiness professionals through leading edge courses delivered in an unconventional format. It is Canada’s only national farm management learning program.
For more information contact
Agri-Food Management Excellence
Heather Broughton, Principal
Phone: 780 781 2840
Larry Martin, Principal
Phone: 519 841 1698