Event starting fromFebruary 28, 2019 05:00 pm to February 28, 2019 09:00 pm
Lethbridge, Alberta – Lethbridge Exhibition Park and the Rotary Club of Lethbridge East announced today a new scholarship award program for $10,000 for one of Lethbridge and District’s top agricultural students.
The scholarship is to further recognize the importance of agriculture in our community by supporting a top student in their pursuit of an agricultural career.
– This scholarship will be presented to a student who has completed at least 3 years of college or university at a recognized institution.
– The student must have demonstrated high academic achievement and leadership qualities in an agriculture related field.
The application must include:
-Final selection will be based on a formal interview with a Rotary Scholarship Committee.
-Application will be available on line October 1st, at:
-www.rotarylethbridgeeast.ca or exhibitionpark.ca
-Applicants must apply before January 15, 2019.
The applicant must be a legal resident of: County of Lethbridge, County of Taber, County of Warner, County of Forty Mile, County of Cardston, County of Pincher Creek, County of Ranchlands, County of Willow Creek, County of Vulcan, Blood (Kainai) First Nations, Piikani First Nation, Municipality of Crowsnest Pass or the City of Lethbridge.
Steve Koeckhoven is a Market Research Manager at Nutrien in Calgary, Alberta, working closely with investor relations, marketing, business development and corporate strategy providing research, forecasting and market intelligence. Previous to this role, Steve managed North American sales strategy and marketing activities within Nutrien’s phosphate and ammonium sulfate portfolio. Steve holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Masters in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Alberta and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business. Steve is also involved in primary agriculture as a partner in his family’s grain farm in southeast Saskatchewan. Through a healthy crop rotation and strict fertilizer program, ammonium sulfate usage gives Steve on-farm experience in the retail purchase and primary use of ammonium sulfate in grain and oilseed production.
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