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Arrell Graduate Scholarships

Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph is seeking emerging scholars who are not only academically outstanding but also passionately committed to ensuring that future generations are well fed, that diets are nutritious and equitable, and that agriculture is sustainable.

Arrell Scholarships are valued at $50,000 per year to support research focused on agriculture and food.

How to Apply

Visit Graduate Studies Internal Awards website to find application instructions.

Value & Duration

Master’s – $50,000 per year for up to 2 years (6 semesters)

Doctoral – $50,000 per year for up to 4 years (12 semesters)          

The scholarship will be applied to the recipient’s student account in three equal installments per year for the duration of the award.

Application Deadline

Two deadlines:

  1. Deadline to submit a completed application for admission to a University of Guelph graduate program is February 22, 2021
  2. Deadline to submit all completed components of the scholarship application is March 2, 2021


If you have questions about the scholarship application process, please email the Graduate Awards Officers, in the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies.  (

If you have questions pertaining to the vision of the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph, please email

For the official and most current application instructions, be sure to check the Internal Awards website.