2023 HT Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program Details

Application deadline for our 2023 program is July 21, 2023.

Huron Tractor is pleased to be offering four (4) Scholarships of $1750 each. To submit an application, please complete the Application Form and email to: hr@hurontractor.com.

Scholarship winners will be selected by August 18th, 2023.


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.


  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 enrollment 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.


  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 four (4) Scholarships worth $1750 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.

2022 Award Recipients

August 2022 | Huron Tractor, Exeter
Pictured from left to right: Brad Sheeler (HT), Lindsay Martens (HT), Alexis Hoste, Kayleigh Hern, Dave Fulton (HT), Shawna Terpstra, Leigha Poortinga, Nick Studnicka (HT), Cameron Jackson, Cam Barton (HT), Leon Cormier (HT), and Emma Park. Absent recipients: Haley Lundy and Tayler Mathers.
Cameron Jackson

Dresden, ON
University of Guelph | Bachelor of Commerce – Food and Ag
Haley Lundy

Everett, ON
University of Guelph | Food and Agriculture Business
Leigha Poortinga

Exeter, ON
University of Guelph | Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Shawna Terpstra

Walton, ON
University of Guelph | Bachelor of Commerce – Food and Ag

Four post-secondary education scholarships were also awarded internally to Huron Tractor employee’s children.
Kayleigh Hern

Exeter, ON
University of Guelph | Bachelor of Science – Biological and Medical Science

Kayleigh is the daughter of Chris Hern, Parts Manager at Huron Tractor, Hyde Park.
Alexis Hoste

Seaforth, ON
University of Guelph | Animal Science in Agriculture

Alexis is the daughter of Paul Hoste, Service Department at Huron Tractor, Mitchell.
Tayler Mathers

Grand Bend, ON
Fanshawe College | Advanced Law Enforcement

Tayler is the daughter of Steve Mathers, Service Department at Huron Tractor, Exeter.
Emma Park

Merlin, ON
University of Windsor | Bachelor of Nursing

Emma is the daughter of Christine Park, Sales Representative at Huron Tractor, Comber.

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.