Bean Feed is a proud tradition in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources to celebrate our student, faculty and staff award recipients and to thank our generous donors. With the support of our donors, the College of Agriculture and Bioresources awarded $1.8 million in scholarships, bursaries and awards in 2022!
What started 84 years ago, as a simple gathering and dinner of baked beans, has evolved into a more formal tradition that we all look forward to every year.
We invite you to view our student, faculty and staff award recipients, and the list of our bursaries.
100th Anniversary Scholarship in Horticultural Science
Established in 2021 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of horticultural science at the University of Saskatchewan, and to recognize a spirit of volunteerism, this scholarship is awarded to a second- or third-year horticulture science degree student pursuing a degree in horticulture science.
A.H. Browne Memorial Scholarship in Horticulture
This scholarship was established in memory of Alfred Henry Browne, Saskatoon’s first Parks Superintendent, by his daughter Joan Browne. In a 44 year career beginning in 1909, Browne led the transformation of Saskatoon’s landscape where he oversaw the planting of more than 30,000 trees. This scholarship recognizes academic achievement of students pursuing a BSA degree with a major in horticulture.
Gabrielle Ayles, Eileen van Heerde
Adeline and William Haberman Memorial Scholarship
In 1995, Mr. Herb Haberman of Watrous, Sask. established a trust fund in memory of his parents that provides an annual scholarship to a third- or fourth-year Bachelor of Science in Agriculture student in crop science, soil science or agronomy.
Agriculture Students Association Award
Award recipients must demonstrate involvement in the agricultural community and a commitment to making the agricultural industry a better place to work and learn.
Albert and Beatrice Trew Memorial Scholarship
Family of Albert and Beatrice Trew established this memorial award to support a second-, third- or fourth-year Bachelor of Science in Agriculture student. The Trews were long-time Lemsford area farmers and strong supporters of cooperative action. Beatrice was elected MLA for Maple Creek in 1944. She later served on the Thomson Advisory Committee on Medical Care, which led to Canada’s universal healthcare plan.
Alexander and Jean Auckland Postgraduate Award in Agriculture
Alexander and Jean Auckland, farmers in the Saskatoon area, gifted a joint life insurance policy in 1993 to be used to help students in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
Quinn Hlus, Rachelle McCannell, Toluwase Olukayode, Racquelle Peters
Alexander Malcom Shaw Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Established by Anne Gordon Shaw Hudson, in memory of her father, a member of the faculty from 1911 to 1937, and Dean of the college from 1931 to 1937. This award is available to students pursuing graduate studies in animal production and/or nutrition; feed, meat and/or dairy science within the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
Erika Cornand, Koralie Lambert
Andjelic Land Graduate Award in Agricultural Research
This award was established by Robert Andjelic to reward academic achievement of graduate students at the College of Agriculture and Bioresources conducting research with the potential to significantly advance production agriculture.
Arnold and Emily Robinson Scholarship
This award, established through a bequest from the late Mr. Arnold Robinson and later supplemented through a bequest made by his wife Emily Robinson, acknowledges academic achievement and encourages continuing improvement.
Lawrence Entz, Levi Lundell, Mason Mindiuk, Matt Robertson, Krishan Shah
Barbara and Frank Pavelich Postgraduate Scholarship in Soil Science
In 1990, Barbara Pavelich of Kenaston established this award to support research on soils, soil erosion, and other practical soil problems related to the operation of family farms.
BASF Canada Scholarship in Agriculture
This award was established by BASF Canada to recognize the academic achievement of second- or third-year bachelor’s degree students majoring in Agronomy, Soil Science, Crop Science or Agribusiness.
Emily Lischynski, Avery Wever
Beatrice Murray Agriculture and Bioresources Entrance Scholarship
Beatrice Murray (BSA‘45, MSc‘47) established by bequest a trust fund to provide a scholarship to a female student entering the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program. The trust fund has subsequently been added to by Mr. and Mrs. Vic Murray of Watrous, Sask.
Bert Hargrave Scholarship
In 1996, the estate of Herbert T. Hargrave provided capital to fund a scholarship program for students entering year two, three or four of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program. Mr. Hargrave was a 1942 graduate who devoted his life to cattle ranching and public service.
Bert Salloum Scholarship in Agricultural Economics
In 1986 the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce established an annual scholarship in the name of Bert Salloum, for a student entering fourth year agricultural economics. Mr. Salloum was Board of Trade commissioner for 23 years.
Bill and Margaret Brewster Scholarship
The family of the late Bill and Margaret Brewster established this scholarship to honour the legacy of the centennial Brewster family farm near Birch Hills, Sask. This scholarship recognizes the academic achievement of a graduate student pursuing a master’s or PhD program in the Department of Soil Science within the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
C.M. ‘Red’ Williams Graduate Scholarships
Honouring Dr. Charles M. (Red) Williams, who taught in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science for over 50 years, these scholarships support students in Animal and Poultry Science and encourage graduate student research in crops, animal production and agricultural policy with the potential to improve sustainable water use in the agricultural sector.
C. Paul and Marianne M. Ziehlke Postgraduate Bursary in Agriculture
In 1993, Mrs. Marianne Ziehlke of North Battleford, Sask. established this award to assist academically proficient postgraduate agriculture students.
Toluwase Olukayode, Corissa Wilcox
Carlson Scholarship in Renewable Resource Management
Mr. Gary Carlson (BSA‘61, MSc‘64) established this scholarship to recognize academic achievement of a student in the third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Science in Renewable Resource Management degree program.
Charles and Verna Stewart Memorial Award
A contribution from Cheryl Perry and Lyle Stewart (children of Verna and Charles Stewart), in memory of their parents, recognizes students entering their final year of study who wish to farm after graduation.
Charles C. Cook Student Leadership Award
Established by Charlotte Cook, in memory of her father, to encourage students with good academic records to pursue student leadership activities.
Kally Malach, Farren Moss, Ellie Stauffer, Matthew Trefiak, Dylan Watt
Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan Award in Agriculture
This award was established to encourage and recognize interest in the poultry industry, by providing support to two students enrolled in a degree or diploma program in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
Phoebe Johnson, Kasja Wall
Class of ’43 60th Anniversary Award
Established with donations from the graduating class of 1943, this scholarship is awarded to students pursuing graduate degrees in an area related to sustainable agriculture.
Class of 1955 School of Agriculture and Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Don Tait Memorial Award in Pulse Crops
In memory of Donald Tait, a School of Agriculture graduate and founding member of the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, this award recognizes the academic achievement of a graduate student at the College of Agriculture and Bioresources with a research interest in pulse crops.
College of Agriculture and Bioresources Scholarship Trust
The scholarship trust is a consolidated fund that provides long-term financial support for the scholarship and awards program of the college. Unrestricted donations from alumni and friends are directed towards this initiative:
College of Agriculture and Bioresources Entrance Scholarships
Mikayla Brummund, Ethan Delmaire, Danielle Dordu, Jenna Dubyts, Adam Gauthier, Trista Hamilton, Avery Hodgins, Selena Keyowski, Heidi Klettberg, Greta Mader Stevens, Taylor Medernach, Taylor Ronellenfitsch, Brady Shmyr, Mary Spark, Kendall Trytten, Grace Waldenberger, Erica Ward, Thea Weeks
College of Agriculture and Bioresources Renewable Entrance Scholarship for Indigenous Students
Bella Amyotte, Kira Mudrey, Emily Sebastian
College of Agriculture and Bioresources Renewable Transfer Scholarship
Copeland Scholarship in Crop Science
Established in 1985 by Mr. W. J. Copeland of Rosetown, this scholarship is awarded to the student with the highest average who is majoring in Crop Science and entering their final year.
Daniel Geddes Graduate Scholarship in Plant Sciences
This award was established by Keith Geddes and David Geddes in honour of their father, a farmer from Paynton, Sask., who worked in cooperation with the former Department of Horticulture from the 1940s through to the 1960s. The award recognizes the academic achievement of graduate students in the Department of Plant Sciences, giving preference to students with horticultural research projects.
David J. Welch Memorial Prize
This award has been offered annually since 1996 to the student who attains the highest academic standing in the Biological Engineering courses in the first year of the diploma program.
Dean and Audrey Pollard Scholarship in Agriculture
This award was established by Dean Pollard to recognize the academic achievement of students in an undergraduate degree program.
Jason Fu, Rinka Itogawa
Derek Kuffert Memorial Award
Established by friends and family of Derek Kuffert, this memorial award recognizes the academic achievement of undergraduate students, with a major or minor in soil science, who have demonstrated a commitment to community activities and/or leadership skills.
Jordan de Leeuw
Dollie Hantelman Agricultural Scholarships
In 1987, the Dollie Hantelman Fund was established by a bequest from the late Florence Kathryn (Dollie) Hantelman of Kyle, Sask. The fund supports undergraduate and graduate students.
Tanner Abraham, Kate Andres, Judson Christopherson, Essouassi Elikem, Hansanee Fernando, Shiva Naserabadi
Douglas Christie Ferguson Fund Scholarship
A gift from the estate of Douglas Christie Ferguson established a scholarship fund for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the College of Agriculture and Bioresources. Mr. Ferguson was a farmer and International Harvester dealer in the North Battleford area.
Jade Fossen, Davis Ireland, Hannah Kopp, Jesstin Toney
Dow Agrosciences Scholarships in Agriculture
In memory of Barry Pasloski, Dow Agrosciences established a trust fund in 1989 to provide two annual scholarships to third- or fourth-year students who have shown significant academic improvement.
Kendra DuRussel, Jared Hanke
Downey Family Graduate Scholarship in Plant Sciences
Established by Keith and Edna Downey, the Downey Family Scholarship rewards academic achievement of graduate students in the Department of Plant Sciences. Dr. Downey began his career as a research officer with Agriculture Canada in 1952 where he worked with numerous crops and is most recognized for his contributions to the canola sector.
Dr. Alfred E. Slinkard Postgraduate Scholarship
The Saskatchewan Pulse Crop Development Board provides an annual donation to promote academic excellence in the area of pulse crop research. The award is named in honour of pioneering pulse breeder Dr. Alfred Slinkard.
Dr. Bernie Sonntag Memorial Award in Agricultural Economics
This award was established by Mrs. Mary Sonntag, loving wife of the late Dr. Bernard “Bernie” Sonntag in recognition of his passion and enthusiasm for his work in ag-economics and to support the value he placed on higher education. It recognizes a graduate student in Agricultural Economics who grew up on or has very strong ties to a Canadian prairie family farm.
Dr. Hadley Van Vliet Memorial Scholarship
With funding from the Perseverance Farm Land gift, provided by John Hickie (DipAg’56, BSA’59), this scholarship was established to honour the legacy of Dr. Hadley Van Vliet, celebrated agricultural economist and instructor, who taught at the college from 1938 to 1968. The scholarship recognizes academic achievement of undergraduate students in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
Dr. Keith Downey Undergraduate Scholarship in Agriculture
SaskCanola provides an annual gift to support a scholarship in honour of Dr. Keith Downey. Dr. Downey (BSA‘51) worked with Agriculture Canada his entire career as a breeder and co-breeder of 13 canola varieties and five condiment mustard varieties. Dr. Downey and longtime collaborator, Baldur Stefasson, became known as the “Fathers of Canola.” The scholarship supports continuing undergraduate students whose family are in the canola growers’ industry.
Dr. Robert E. Redmann Memorial Scholarship in Plant Sciences
A donation from Mrs. Elaine Redmann in memory of Dr. Robert E. Redmann, professor of plant sciences from 1968 to 2000, established this award to recognize academic achievement of graduate students in the area of plant sciences.
Edwin Wells and Walter and Jean (Wells) Curry Award
Established by G. Edwin Wells, and Walter and Jean Curry, this very significant award recognizes an exceptional student entering or enrolled full-time in their final year of a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree. Criteria stipulated by the donors may be based on, but not limited to, high academic achievement, exceptional leadership and demonstrated commitment and involvement in the community. Recipients will have graduated from a high school in Saskatchewan, Alberta or Manitoba.
Edwin Wells and Walter and Jean (Wells) Curry Scholarship in Agriculture
Established by G. Edwin Wells, and Walter and Jean Curry, this scholarship recognizes full-time students in their final or next to final year of a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree. Selection criteria may include high academic achievement, exceptional leadership and demonstrated commitment and involvement in the community. Recipients will have graduated from a high school in Saskatchewan.
Morgan Davey, Morgan Lehmann
Eiler Humbert Memorial Scholarship in Food and Bioproduct Sciences
Established by the family of Professor Emeritus Eiler Humbert to recognize well-rounded undergraduate students for strong academic performance as well as participation in campus community activities.
Ernest Winn McKenzie Scholarship
A gift in 1996 from the estate of Kathleen Rose McKenzie established this scholarship in memory of her husband to support a student entering year two, three or four of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program, majoring in soil science or agronomy.
F. J. Fear Scholarship in Soil Science
This scholarship is awarded to the student with high academic standing in the first three years of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Soil Science major.
Forsberg Scholarship in Plant Sciences
Open to undergraduate students majoring in Plant Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources. To be eligible students must have graduated from a Saskatchewan high school.
Frank and Freda Riecken Scholarship in Soil Science
In memory of her late husband, Mrs. Freda Riecken established this scholarship to recognize a student entering his or her third year of any degree in the Department of Soil Science.
F.V. MacHardy Graduate Fellowship in Grasslands Management
Dr. Fenton MacHardy (BE‘50) established this award to recognize the research excellence of students pursuing a MSc degree or PhD, specializing in grasslands research, in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
Gerhard Rakow Legacy Award
Dr. Gerhard Rakow was an internationally recognized plant breeder who had major impact on the Canadian canola and condiment mustard industries. This award was established to support graduate research in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, pertaining to plant breeding.
Graham A. Jones Scholarship
Established through a gift from Professor Emeritus Graham A. Jones, the scholarship recognizes a third or fourth year student in the BSA degree program majoring in Food and Bioproduct Sciences with a demonstrated interest in microbiology.
Gopalan Selvaraj Innovation Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Plant Sciences
This scholarship was established by Dr. Ravinder (Ravi) Jain in appreciation of Dr. Gopalan Selvaraj’s mentorship as Ravi’s PhD supervisor during the 1990s. The award recognizes the academic achievement of graduate students in the Department of Plant Sciences, whose area of study is related to innovative research in plant sciences.
Hanson Award in Soil Science
The family of the late Mr. Ira Hanson and Mr. Maurice Hanson, Sr., contributed funds to establish an award fund in their memory. The Hanson brothers, long-time farmers from the Harris area, provided considerable support to the university during their lifetime.
Harold Horner Graduate Scholarship in Agriculture
Norval Horner established this award in memory of his father, Harold Horner (BSc‘33, MSc‘36), who was raised on a farm near Creelman, Sask. Following WW II Mr. Horner joined the Saskatchewan Department of Agriculture and was deputy minister for over 20 years. He later served as executive director of rail rationalization, chair of the Saskatchewan Research Council and was a key figure in bringing the WCVM to USask. Harold’s honours included an Honorary Doctor of Laws from USask, the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, Distinguished Agrologist and election to the Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Harris and Lauretta and Raymond Earl Parr Memorial Scholarship in Agriculture
In 1996, Ilo Mohr Parr, in memory of her parents, established this fund to be used for scholarships for postgraduate agriculture students.
Shiva Naserabadi, Shangyi Xu
In 1999, Dr. Ross Buschlen Harvey [BSc‘35, MSc‘38, PhD (McGill)], in memory of his parents, provided funds by bequest to recognize academic achievement of undergraduate students who through their programs of study are contributing to the development of agriculture in Saskatchewan.
Kelsey Acton, Gabrielle Ayles, Maeve Balmer, Lawrence Entz, Nyah Hopkins, Thomas Jermyn, Ethan Kish, Adam Larocque, Mason Mindiuk, Bryden Tessier, Julia Tregobov, Mackenzie Van Damme, Eileen van Heerde, Dustin Wilyman, Amy Wollbaum
Henry and Erica Martynse Graduate Scholarship in Agriculture
This scholarship was established to honour the memory of Henry and Erica Martynse, renowned Canadian seed growers. It is presented to graduate students in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources to recognize and reward academic achievement.
Laura Carruthers, Loveleen Dhillon (Kaur), Xinjie Yu
Howard Lindberg Memorial Award
This award was established by the Saskatoon Community Foundation at the wish of Howard Lindberg, and in his memory, to honour his life as a farmer and his thoughtful and generous spirit. It is awarded to diploma students who graduated from a small rural high school.
Ira K. Mumford Scholarship in Agriculture
Mr. Mumford served in leadership roles for numerous agricultural organizations and his contributions helped shape the western Canadian agriculture sector. This scholarship recognizes the academic achievement of a student in any degree program in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
J.D. MacFarlane Scholarship
This award was established in 1982 by John D. MacFarlane to be awarded to a postgraduate student on the basis of academic achievement. The recipient must have been a Saskatchewan resident for the last five years.
J.M. Bell Postgraduate Scholarship in Animal Nutrition
Established by Dr. J.M. Bell and the Canola Council of Canada, this scholarship is awarded for academic excellence to full time postgraduate students pursuing studies in animal nutrition with specific interest in canola utilization.
James Donald Hardin Scholarship
Established in 1989 by Violet Maud Hardin, in memory of her husband, James Donald Hardin, this award is offered annually to students entering second year of the Diploma in Agriculture program.
Brody Murray, Karanvir Singh
Jickling Agricultural Scholarship
Change award description to: Established in 1989 by Fred, Robert and Brian Jickling in honour of Alex and Ella Jickling who were pioneer farmers from the Brock district of Saskatchewan. The award provides support and recognizes academic achievement of a second-, third- or fourth-year BSA student majoring in Crop Science, Soil Science or Agronomy.
Jim Anderson Scholarship in Agriculture and Bioresources
Jim Anderson, who graduated with a Diploma in Agriculture in 1937, and farmed for 50 years in the Conquest, Saskatchewan area, established this scholarship in 1997 to recognize academic achievement of students entering the Diploma in Agriculture program.
John Baerg Award
In 2006, John E. Baerg donated funds to establish the John Baerg Scholarship Fund to recognize postgraduate students with a demonstrated interest in teaching activity and who are conducting research in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
Rachelle McCannell, Racquelle Peters, Suba Sharma
John Hickie Scholarship in Agriculture and Bioresources
This award was established to recognize John Hickie (DipAg’56, BSA’59) and his gift of the Perseverance Farm to the College of Agriculture and Bioresources. It is awarded for high academic achievement to continuing undergraduate students in the college.
John Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to the first-year student with the highest average. This award was established in 1958 in honour of Dr. John Mitchell (BSA‘24), former Head of the University of Saskatchewan Department of Soil Science, 1934–1955.
Karen Tanino Horticulture Science Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2018 by Professor Karen Tanino, College of Agriculture and Bioresources to recognize the academic achievement of a fourth-year student majoring in Horticulture Science.
Kelly Aulie Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Kelly Aulie (BSA‘88), friends and business associates established a fund to provide an annual scholarship to a student entering third or fourth year Animal Science who has made a sports, social or leadership contribution to the college.
L.H. Hantelman Postgraduate Scholarship
This scholarship was established by a bequest from the late Louis H. Hantelman to provide scholarships to students pursuing postgraduate studies in agriculture.
Judson Christopherson, Fan Cheng, Essouassi Elikem
Larry Janzen Memorial Scholarship
Mrs. Doreen Janzen established this award in her late husband’s memory. Mr. Janzen worked closely with the USask Crop Development Centre and was the founding chair of the Seager Wheeler Historical Farm Society. This award recognizes the academic achievement of an undergraduate degree student, specializing in plant sciences.
Major Alfred Frank Mantle Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honour the memory of Major Alfred Frank Mantle, deputy minister, Saskatchewan Department of Agriculture (1910–1915). The scholarship recognizes an undergraduate student in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources who demonstrates academic achievement, as well as leadership, innovation and commitment to providing the livelihood of farm families.
Marc Delage Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship honours Marc Delage (DipAg’06, BSA’08) and his passion for agriculture and community involvement. Established by his family, the award recognizes the academic achievement of well-rounded second or third year undergraduate students who have achieved personal growth through involvement in a community or organizational activity.
Martin Pedersen and Family Postgraduate Scholarship
Beginning in 1982, Mr. Martin Pedersen and family of Star City, Sask., made donations to recognize the contributions of the University of Saskatchewan to the training and development of several members of the Pedersen family. This scholarship is to provide support to students pursuing studies in agricultural sciences.
Mickleborough Graduate Scholarship in Agricultural Economics
Established in 2019 by brothers Kent Mickleborough (BSA’90 Ag Econ) and Andrew Mickleborough (MSc’97 Ag Econ) from Eston, Sask., this scholarship recognizes graduate students undertaking thesis research in agricultural policy or transportation in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
Molson Canada Book Prize
This award is offered annually to undergraduate students who are majoring in food and bioproduct sciences.
Amanda Maddaford, Leanne McDowell
Molson Postgraduate FABS Graduate Study Achievement Award
This award recognizes the achievement of a graduate student who has defended a thesis in the food science and applied microbiology programs.
Kunal Kadiya, Shangyi Xu
Norman and Kathleen Lean Postgraduate Scholarship in Agriculture
This award was established through a donation to the college from Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lean to support students pursuing postgraduate studies in agriculture.
O.M. Elviss Postgraduate Scholarship in Agriculture
Established in 1985, by Mr. O. Dale Elviss of London, Ontario, on behalf of the Elviss family. The scholarship recognizes graduate students with research projects pertinent to food production in developing regions of the world.
Pat Toderian Scholarship in Animal Science
This fund was established in 1981 by friends and business associates of the late Mr. Pat Toderian, a long-time livestock order buyer in Saskatoon. One award is provided to the student entering fourth year Animal Science with the highest cumulative average and one to the Animal Science student showing the greatest scholastic improvement in third year.
Cabri Tanchak, Matthew Trefiak
Paulden F. and Dorethea I. Knowles Postgraduate Scholarship in Crop Sciences
In 1995, Dorathea Knowles established this fund to promote and recognize scholarly work in the field of crop science.
Professor Emeritus Hartley Furtan Award
Established by Trevis McConaghy (BComm‘00, BSA‘98) in honour of Professor Hartley Furtan, this award recognizes the academic achievement of rural Saskatchewan students who are involved in volunteerism and/or community while pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.
Purdy Postgraduate Scholarship
Established in 1984 in memory of Purdy family members involved in agriculture, this scholarship is awarded to students pursuing postgraduate studies in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
Putnam Family Memorial Award
Established in 2005 as a bequest from the estate of Helen Tabbutt (née Putnam), this scholarship has been named to memorialize her family, parents and siblings, and is awarded to students pursuing postgraduate studies in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
Hansanee Fernando, Lakma Rathuge, Suba Sharma, Alex Waldner
Rene Vandeveld Postgraduate Scholarship in Crop Science
In 1985, the late Rene Vandeveld, who farmed in the Viscount, Sask. area for 45 years, left funds and royalties from mineral rights to the University of Saskatchewan to provide postgraduate agricultural scholarships and to support crop science research.
Aabroo Ahmed, Stephen Awodele, Laura Carruthers, Emediong Etukudo, Tyler Lefley, Sandesh Neupane, Sheila Pereira de Andrade, Brielle Reidlinger, Matt Remenda, Suba Sharma
Richard Szwydky Memorial Scholarship
This award was established by Corinne Szwydky in memory of her husband, Richard Szwydky (BSA’94), to pay special tribute to his passion for agriculture. The award recognizes academic achievement of undergraduate students entering their second, third, or fourth year majoring in agronomy, crop science or soil science.
Robert and Maude Hale Scholarship
Established in 2004 as a gift from the estate of Mrs. Mary Tuckey in memory of her parents, Robert and Maude Hale, this award has been designated to students entering the College of Agriculture and Bioresources with a high average.
Sam Adams, Maggie Borschowa
Robert B. and Norma McKercher Undergraduate Scholarship in Soil Sciences
Established by Robert M. (BSA’54, MSc’56) and Norma McKercher, this award recognizes significant academic improvement of an undergraduate student in their final year of any major offered through the Department of Soil Science.
Robert T. Armstrong Scholarship
This award, established by a bequest from Verna E. Armstrong, is awarded to continuing undergraduate or postgraduate students.
Emily Lischynski, Krishan Shah, Mackenzie Van Damme
Roderick Alan McLean Memorial Award
Mrs. Muriel McLean and the estate of the late Mr. Roderick McLean have established an award in crop science in Mr. McLean’s memory. They farmed in the Grand Coulee district from 1946 until 1992. Mr. McLean was a registered seed grower and participated in many college courses for producers.
Ron Gallaway Memorial Scholarship
This award was established by Marguerite Gallaway, wife of Ronald Gallaway (DipAg'48). Ronald Gallaway was a life-long farmer, and very active in his home community of Estevan and beyond. The award recognizes the academic achievement of agriculture diploma program graduates, who have decided to pursue degree programs in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
Ross Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Family and friends of Ross Johnson established this award in his memory. Mr. Johnson had a strong connection with the agricultural community and received his diploma from the college in 1979. This award recognizes scholastic merit of a student in the second year of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture majoring in Animal or Poultry Science, who has received the top mark in the 200-level Livestock and Poultry Production class.
Rossnagel Scholarship for Academic Improvement
In 2000, Brian and Laurel Rossnagel established an annual scholarship for a student entering the fourth year of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program after demonstrating significant academic improvement in third year.
Eileen van Heerde
Russell Fisher Scholarship
Mr. Russell Fisher (BSA’49) established an annual scholarship in recognition of the help he received at an early age and of his lifelong commitment to agriculture in order to help others pursue their education in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
S.N. Horner Graduate Scholarship in Agriculture
Mr. Samuel N. Horner of Creelman, Sask. endowed a scholarship fund starting in 1956. Mr. Horner served on the Board of Governors at the University of Saskatchewan.
S.P. Mathur Graduate Scholarship in Agriculture
This scholarship was established by the family of Dr. Sukhdev Mathur (PhD ’66) to honour his memory and recognize his contributions as a soil microbiologist, biochemist and early contributor to climate science. The award recognizes the scholarly achievements of PhD students focusing on soil microbiology, soil chemistry and/or soil health.
Saskatchewan Agricultural Graduates Association (SAGA) Undergraduate Scholarship
This award was established by executive of the Saskatchewan Agricultural Graduates Association (SAGA) to recognize community involvement and academic achievement of undergraduate degree or diploma students.
Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission Graduate Scholarship
This award recognizes academic excellence of graduate students at the College of Agriculture and Bioresources conducting research of scientific relevance to a sustainable and profitable western Canadian flax sector.
Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists Scholarship
The Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists has supported scholarships for students studying at the college since 1959. This award recognizes students entering their second, third and fourth year of any degree program as well as a student entering their second year of a diploma program.
Lindsay Daniel, Jason Fu, Mason Mindiuk, Karanvir Singh
Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Don Jacques Memorial Postgraduate Fellowship
Since 1995, the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers have funded a postgraduate fellowship to recognize and support outstanding academic achievement and research interest in pulse crops. This award honours the memory of Don R. Jacques.
Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission Essay Award
The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission provides an annual contribution to recognize continuing students enrolled in any College of Agriculture and Bioresources undergraduate degree program, specializing in an area of study that could have an impact on the wheat industry.
Julia Finlayson, Claire Ledingham, Levi Lundell, Dylan Watt
Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission Postgraduate Award
The purpose of this award is to attract and retain graduate students who plan to conduct research with social or scientific relevance to a sustainable and profitable western Canadian wheat sector.
Georgiana Antochi-Crihan, Paige Kennedy, Lampros Nikolaos Maros, Amanda Mitchell, Berenice Romero, Blake Weiseth
Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission Scholarship
The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission provides an annual contribution to recognize academic achievement of continuing students in any program offered in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources whose immediate family are wheat growers.
Kira Mudrey, Riley Rude
SaskMilk Graduate Scholarship
This award was established to recognize post-graduate students who have demonstrated interest in dairy production.
Scott Craig Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Scott Craig, family and friends established an award recognizing the academic achievement of continuing undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, who have demonstrated involvement in agricultural community activities or demonstrated that they’ve been favourably influenced by a prairie upbringing.
Syngenta Achievement Award
The Syngenta Achievement Award was established in 1993 and has been awarded annually for academic achievement to a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture student entering the second, third or fourth year of studies.
Syngenta Scholarship in Sustainable Agriculture
First awarded in 2004, this scholarship recognizes academic achievement of students pursuing a master’s degree in an area related to sustainable agriculture.
Todd and Denise Treslan Award in Agriculture
This award recognizes the academic achievement of a second- or third-year undergraduate student majoring in Agronomy or Environmental Science.
Torvald and Margaret Tollefson Renewable Entrance Scholarship
Established in memory of Margaret and Torvald (Marg and Torie) Tollefson funded through a bequest from the estate of Margaret Tollefson, these renewable entrance awards recognize the academic achievement of students entering the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
Kelsey Acton, Adrian Byman, Lindsay Daniel, Emma Ens, Hannah Hjorteland, Nyah Hopkins, Rinka Itogawa, Phoebe Johnson, Hillary Lacelle, Emily Lischynski, Rory Milbrandt, Rafael Siqueira, Marika van den Berg, Walker Watson
Undergraduate Scholarship for Academic Distinction Provided by Women in Ag
This award was established to recognize the academic achievement of an undergraduate student at the College of Agriculture and Bioresources who graduated from a Saskatchewan high school.
University of Saskatchewan Scholarship
The University of Saskatchewan provides scholarships to students who have demonstrated high academic proficiency in the most recent session.
Kelsey Acton, Kirstyn Bell, Lawrence Entz, Levi Lundell, Mason Mindiuk, Aliah Noormahamod, Matt Robertson, Julia Tregobov
University of Saskatchewan Undergraduate Scholarship
The University of Saskatchewan provides scholarships to students who have demonstrated high academic proficiency in the most recent session.
Kate Andres, Julie Clarke, Lindsay Daniel, Brooke Dirk, Jarie Dube, Jason Fu, Rinka Itogawa, Parker Keer, Owen Kenkel, Carter McLean, Taylor Miller, John Robertson, Riley Rude, Krishan Shah, Sean Tersteeg, Karanvir Singh
Value Added Cereals 1995 Fund
Awarded by the Department of Plant Science, this award was established by a donation from the 1995 Conference on Value-Added Cereals through Biotechnology and supports graduate students pursuing studies in the area of cereal biotechnology.
Sheila Pereira de Andrade
Walter Scott Scholarship
Established by the late Honourable Walter Scott and his daughter, Dorothy L. Scott, this scholarship is awarded to a student entering the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program after one or more successful years in the Diploma in Agriculture program.
Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) Graduate Scholarship
Change award description to: This scholarship was established to support and encourage top graduate students within the College of Agriculture and Bioresources to further their studies in research that aligns with WGRF research priorities.
Loveleen Dhillon (Kaur), Kaylie Krys, Prince Opoku, Warren Seib
William M. Farley Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established through a bequest from William Manley Farley. Mr. Farley (DipAg‘50) devoted his life to farming and had a strong belief in contributing to the agricultural industry. He was active in numerous agricultural organizations and in 1998 was inducted into the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Tanner Abraham, Julia Tregobov
Thank you to the donors who have generously supported our students through the following bursaries:
Alexander and Jean Auckland Agricultural Undergraduate Bursary
Alicia Hargrave Memorial Bursary
Alan J. Hosegood Pioneer Farm Bursary
ANAC SK Branch Conference Travel Award
Art Sawatsky Memorial Bursary
Ben Blacklock Memorial Bursary
Canadian Prairie Lily Society Horticultural Bursary
Chuck Ford Memorial Bursary
CIBC Aboriginal Student Grants
Class of 1962 Agros 50th Anniversary Award
College of Agriculture and Bioresources Experiential Learning Fund
David Christensen Travel Fellowships Fund
David Fraser Bursary
Dean J.A Brown Bursary
Dean and Audrey Pollard Bursaries in Agriculture
Douglas L. Gibson Memorial Award in Food Science
Dr. Germain B. Loguinoff Bursary in memory of Maria Loguinoff
Dr. John Mitchell and Associates Bursaries
Duncan MacRae - Duncan MacRae Bursary in Agriculture
Francis Nolan Memorial Bursaries
Fred Knoedler Memorial Bursary
Gillian Hughes Memorial Travel Fellowship
Harold Drew Memorial Bursary
Howard Henderson Memorial Bursary
Ivor Hull Bursaries
J. D. MacFarlane Bursary
Jim Puckett Bursary in Agriculture
John Baerg Bursary
John Bryan Bruce Memorial Bursary
John G. Stephenson Memorial Bursary
John McIntosh Memorial Bursary
John Nyquist Bursaries
Joseph Alexander Buchan Family Award in Agriculture
Helen Ruth Keay Bursary
Lawrence and Josie Kales Bursary
Lucien Jacobs Bursary
Mrs. Florence Cowan - Cowan Family Bursary
Mrs. Marion Champlin Elliot - J. Manley Champlin Memorial Bursary in Plant Science
Pat Beaujot Agricultural Bursary
Paterson Foundation - Paterson Bursaries in Agriculture
Paul and Elizabeth Paulsen Bursary
Peter and Dora Kushner Bursary in Agriculture
Peter Lewochko Bursary Fund
Richard Babonich Memorial Bursary in Plant Sciences
Rangeland Travel Grants
Saskatchewan Insititute of Agrologists Student Affiliate Member Bursary
Saskatchewan Seed Growers’ Association Bursary
Saskatoon Horticulture Society Bursary
Stan Jameson Memorial Bursary In Animal Science
Student Enhancement Fund
W.M. Riddell and B.C. Riddell Scholarship for International Travel
Walker Wood Foundation Bursary
Wilcocks Agricultural Bursary
William G. Ewart and Mary Noreen Ewart Award
William (Bill) Glenn Bursary
Note: Bursaries are generally awarded based on financial need.
Faculty and staff award recipients
Dr. Bart Lardner, Professor and Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Research Program Chair in Cow-Calf and Forage Systems
Department of Animal and Poultry Science
Dr. Yongfeng Ai, Associate Professor and Ministry of Agriculture Endowed Research Chair in Carbohydrate Quality and Utilization
Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences
Computational Biologist, Department of Plant Sciences
Departmental Assistant, Department of Animal and Poultry Science