Agricultural Communications Committee Scholarship

Camrose County 
Agricultural Communications Committee Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $1000

2020 Scholarship Award 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students must be in Grade 10, 11 or 12
  • Must be a resident of Camrose County,
  • Previous Camrose County scholarship award winners are ineligible,
  • Essay should be 1,000 to 1,500 words in length OR multimedia presentation should be 4 to 5 minutes in length.

Selected Topics

Please select from ONE of the following:

  1. How can agriculture feed the world?  What is the importance of technology and biotechnology in food production? (ex. GMO's, cloning, drones, tissue culture etc.)
  2. Name the Agricultural Societies in Camrose County and discuss the impact Agricultural Societies have in our rural communities?
  3. Compare the benefits of eating plant-based protein versus the benefit of animal based protein?

Please reference people interviewed or research material used for your essay, video or power point presentation.

Submit entries to:

                            Camrose County Essay Contest

                            4746-41 Street, Camrose, AB, T4V 0Z6                   


                            by e-mail to:

Please include the following as part of your submission:  Full Name, Legal Land Description or Hamlet Address, Phone Number, High School being attended.

Deadline:  April 30, 2020 @4:30 PM

For further information please contact:  Doug Lyseng (780-672-7625) or Bettina van Nieuwkerk (780-672-4765).

2019 Essay Contest

The winner for the 2019 Essay Contest has been chosen - and there are TWO!  Congratulations to Theresa Taillieu for her essay submission, and Autumn O'Donnell for her presentation submission which both captured the judges attention.  You can see the winning entires by clicking on their names.




2018 Essay Contest

Each year the Camrose County Agriculture Communications Committee offers a $1000 scholarship to a local high school student.  Congratulations to Kelsey Moch, winner of the 2018 Agriculture Communications Scholarship (Read her essay here!)



2017 Essay Contest

Camrose County is pleased to announce Jillian Heck as the winner of the 2017 Essay Contest

Read her essay here!


See previous winners and view their essay's here!