In honour of the late Brian Fox, the Ontario Sugarbeet Growers Association (OSGA) founded the Brian Fox Memorial Agricultural Scholarship. Brian Fox, who passed away suddenly in 2013, was a well respected Chatham-Kent farmer, community leader, and innovative businessman.
The Brian Fox Memorial Agricultural Scholarship is funded by generous donations from various agricultural businesses in Ontario, the Michigan Sugar Company, the OSGA, and the Fox Family.
The criteria for student eligibility are acceptable grades, good character, involvement in student activities, and enthusiastic volunteerism.
Also the deserving student has demonstrated an active involvement in the Agriculture community (for example fairs, 4-H, Junior Farmers etc.)
The Brian Fox Agriculture Scholarship is open to any graduate currently attending a high school in Lambton and Kent counties.
*NEW this year, eligibility has been extended to students already enrolled in Agricultural Programs at the Post Secondary level.
ENROLLMENT IN AGRICULTURAL PROGRAM
The applicant must have been accepted into any accredited college or university agricultural program.
Students interested in applying must have a minimum GPA Requirement of 2.7 or a high school average of 70% in the top 6 senior classes.
The Brian Fox Memorial Agricultural Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee comprised by members of the OSGA-executives, and the Fox family. The recipients will be notified by June 30.
The Application submission deadline is April 30. For more information on the scholarship contact the Ontario Sugarbeet Growers’ Association.