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Arrell Scholarships

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Arrell Food Institute provides graduate students the opportunity to engage in an experiential learning program that will prepare them to be leaders in the agri-food sector and address key agriculture and food challenges.

Arrell Scholarships are currently not open for applications. Please check back for updates.

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Arrell Scholars Receive

  • $50,000 CAD per year, up to four years for PhD students and up to two years for master’s studies.

  • 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

  • Arrell Food Institute’s Education Coordinator checks in with individual advisors each semester. Arrell Scholars must remain in good academic standing to participate in any of the leadership engagement opportunities offered by the institute.

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.

How to apply

Visit Graduate Studies Internal Awards website for application instructions.


If you have questions about the scholarship application process, please email the Graduate Awards Officers, in the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies: grschol@uoguelph.ca.

If you have questions pertaining to the vision of the Arrell Food Institute or about the scholarship program, please email jeannar@uoguelph.ca.


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Community Partnerships

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.

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Feedback Blog

FeedBack is a blog contributed to by the Arrell Food Institute and Food From Thought graduate students on their experiences in the program.

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