Arrell Food Institute provides graduate students the opportunity to engage in an experiential learning program that will prepare them to become tomorrow’s leaders in the agri-food sector and address key agriculture and food challenges now and in the future.
Arrell Scholars receive:
- workplace ready training
- applied learning opportunities to connect with industry and non-academic partners in the agri-food sector
- Opportunities to work collaboratively with industry leaders through these partnerships on mutually beneficial projects
- Opportunities to develop foundational skills in communication, teamwork and project management.
Unique graduate opportunities are available for incoming graduate students through the Arrell Graduate Scholarships.
Four New Arrell Scholarships Awarded
Four students have each been awarded an Arrell Food Institute graduate scholarship worth $50,000 a year.
Inaugural Arrell Scholarships Awarded
Nasrin Husseini, Kathleen Johnson, Katya Kudashkina, Amberley Ruetz, and Karthika Sriskantharajah are the 2017 recipients of the Arrell Food Institute Scholarships.
FeedBack: Growing Together
The food waste and behavioural change team reflects on the cohort program and the opportunities they've taken with their community partner, Provision Coalition.
FeedBack: Creativity wins in Guelph’s food waste reduction
A graduate team examine the paradox of food waste and food security locally.
Study with Canada's food university faculty
Meet just a few of the more than 200 professors of the University of Guelph who study food topics.
Are you a current graduate student at the University of Guelph? Consider applying for a Food from Thought research assistantship.
Become a Community Partner
Community engaged projects prepare our students to become tomorrow’s leaders in the agri-food sector through experiential learning, while providing partner organizations with a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team to work through a challenge identified by the partner.