Scholarship Program

2018 WINNERS


We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Huron Tractor Scholarship Program:

Alexander Kloostra of Monkton (enrolled in Associate Diploma in Agriculture at University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus)
DeeAndra Skinner of Centralia (enrolled in Bachelor of Science/Agriculture at University of Guelph)
Allison Visser of Ravenna (enrolled in Bachelor of Science/Agriculture, University of Guelph).

Each winner was presented with a $1500.00 scholarship cheque at Huron Tractor, Exeter, on Friday, August 17.

PHOTO: Friday, August 17, 2018
Scholarship Program winners: DeeAndra Skinner, Allison Visser, and Alexander Kloostra are awarded cheques by Huron Tractor’s Leon Cormier, Brad Sheeler, Dave Fulton, and Lindsay Martens at Huron Tractor, Exeter.
PICTURED FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Leon Cormier, Brad Sheeler, DeeAndra Skinner, Allison Visser, Alexander Kloostra, Dave Fulton, Lindsay Martens.

The award recipients were selected at the discretion of an independent scholarship selection committee, with consideration to factors such as grades, eligibility, and essay submission information. Candidates had to be enrolling for their first-year into a full-time, undergraduate and/or graduate Agricultural program at a recognized post-secondary educational institution. The annual Huron Tractor Scholarship Program was introduced in June 2018, as a reflection of our commitment to excellence in education and the long-term sustainability of Ontario Agriculture.

Three $1500.00 post-secondary education scholarships were also awarded internally to Huron Tractor employee’s children. These winners included:
Mykayla Turner of Dashwood (enrolled in Bachelor of Science at University of Waterloo. Mykayla is the daughter of Joel Turner from Huron Tractor, Exeter Parts dept.)
Heather Taylor of Mount Elgin (enrolled in Bachelor of Arts at University of Ottawa. Heather is the daughter of Jeremy Taylor from Huron Tractor, Thamesford Sales dept.)
Meredith Wise of Clinton (enrolled in Dental Hygiene at Fanshawe College. Meredith is the daughter of Charlie Wise from Huron Tractor, Exeter Service dept.).
PHOTO: Friday, August 17, 2018
INTERNAL Scholarship Program winners: Mykayla Turner and Heather Taylor are awarded cheques by Huron Tractor’s Leon Cormier, Brad Sheeler, Dave Fulton, and Lindsay Martens at Huron Tractor, Exeter.
PICTURED FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Leon Cormier, Brad Sheeler, Mykayla Turner, Heather Taylor, Dave Fulton, Lindsay Martens, ABSENT: Meredith Wise.

Thank you to all our praise-worthy applicants and congratulations on your endeavours. Best wishes to everyone for a successful school year ahead.
PHOTO: Friday, August 17, 2018
All Huron Tractor Scholarship Program winners. (Absent: Meredith Wise)

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM DETAILS


2018 Application Deadline: July 15, 2018 at 4:00pm.

Watch for updated 2019 program details next Spring.


Intent

Huron Tractor is committed to excellence in education in the pursuit of higher learning through post-secondary education, and the long-term sustainability of Ontario Agriculture. In support of our commitment to education, and our community, Huron Tractor offers a scholarship fund for applicants that are enrolled for the first year in Full-Time undergraduate and/or graduate Agricultural programs at a recognized post-secondary educational institution.

Eligibility

  1. Preference will be given to applicants who reside in Huron Tractor's trade area.
  2. Huron Tractor scholarship applicants must be enrolling into their first year at a recognized post-secondary educational institution in an agricultural program, and must be taking a full course load.
  3. Huron Tractor scholarship applicants will be required to provide proof of enrolment at the recognized post-secondary educational institution, indicating their full-time status, and proof of payment.
  4. Huron Tractor reserves the right to award scholarships at the sole discretion of the company, and will base the decision on several factors, including grades, eligibility, and information contained within the required essays.

Policy

  1. Applicants to the Huron Tractor scholarship fund will be required to submit a completed application form, complete with a transcript of their previous academic grades earned.
  2. Huron Tractor scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the company, and will be merit-based. The maximum amount awarded shall be Three (3) Scholarships worth $1500 each. The scholarship program will run yearly.
  3. Huron Tractor scholarship application forms are located on the Huron Tractor website at www.hurontractor.com
  4. Completed forms should be submitted to Huron Tractor’s Human Resources Manager.
  5. Applications will be reviewed and decided upon by an independent Scholarship Selection Committee.
  6. Huron Tractor Ltd. doesn’t guarantee employment for scholarship recipients; however, we may give recipients preferential consideration following the completion of their studies and/or for summer or co-op work terms.