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Arrell Scholars

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.

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.

Arrell Graduate Scholarships

Meet the Scholars

The Scholar Experience

Sugandha Raj, Praveena Thirunathan, Simone Weinstein (Provision Coalition Project Coordinator), Jared Stoochnoff, and Seyed Ahmadi pose with a Provision Coalition sign.

Community Partnerships

Community engaged projects are collaboration between partner organizations and our scholars.

Group of students poses in apple orchard

Yearbook: 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 cohort were an interdisciplinary group who tackled five big issues through their community partnership projects: climate change, food literacy, food waste, food security and protein sourcing.

Students stand in front of a seed mill

FeedBack Blog

FeedBack is a graduate student blog.

FeedBack Blog

Sugandha Raj, Praveena Thirunathan, Simone Weinstein (Provision Coalition Project Coordinator), Jared Stoochnoff, and Seyed Ahmadi pose with a Provision Coalition sign.

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.

Fliers for the Seed and some vegetables sit on a table

FeedBack: Creativity wins in Guelph’s food waste reduction

A graduate team examine the paradox of food waste and food security locally.

Strawberries being irrigated with water

FeedBack: Water and Our Food

Food production and water resources are inextricably linked.

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