MBP Bursary

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Manitoba Beef Producers is pleased to offer six $500 bursaries annually for MBP members or their children attending a university, college or other post-secondary institution or pursuing trades training.

Preference will be given to those students pursuing a field of study related to agriculture or to those acquiring a skilled trade that would be beneficial to the rural economy.

The winners are selected by a group of MBP directors. The names of applicants are redacted from the essays to ensure fairness in the selection process.

Completed applications must be submitted by Monday, June 3, 2019. A selection committee will review the submissions. Winners will be notified by July 31, 2019.

2019 MBP Bursary Application

Eligibility:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age as of January 1, 2019.
  • Must be an active Manitoba beef producer or the child of an active Manitoba beef producer. Note: This can include beef producers returning to school after a period in the workforce.
  • Must use the bursary within two years.
  • Post-secondary program or trades training must be a minimum of one year in duration.

Items to Submit:

  • Completed application form;
  • A typed 600-word (maximum) essay discussing “What the beef industry means to my family, my community and Manitoba.” Also include the reasons you enjoy being involved in agriculture;
  • A copy of your transcript (either high school, or a recognized college, university or trade school);
  • Proof of enrollment in a recognized institution (current transcript, or your acceptance letter, or a letter of intent indicating your intended institution and field of study);
  • A list of community involvement (e.g. 4-H, community clubs, volunteer work, etc.); and,
  • The names of three references, including their addresses and telephone numbers.

Submit your application to:

Manitoba Beef Producers Bursary Committee
220 – 530 Century Street
R3H 0Y4
Fax: (204) 774-3264
E-mail: info@mbbeef.ca