If you are mid-career, passionate about Canadian agriculture

and 25 or older, this might be the experience of a lifetime for you! 

You will be required to travel for a minimum of 10 weeks. There are no prerequisites of education or past awards. It is expected that you make a commitment to using this opportunity to contribute to Canadian agriculture by sharing your work and experiences. Nuffield Scholarships are not for those involved in full-time study, or for the purpose of furthering existing research projects.

Apply to be a Canadian Nuffield Scholar

Complete the Application Form by June 30th of each year.

Email applications to exec.director@nuffield.ca 

Qualifying applicants will be interviewed and notified of the results in September.

Successful candidates must attend that year’s Annual General Meeting, typically held in November.

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Click here for Sample Scholar Contract

JOHN LOHR

1997 SCHOLAR

You're meeting people who are happy to share what they know. My studies gave me the confidence to propel myself into the next level of business growth. It truly was the experience of a lifetime.”

STEVE LAROCQUE

2008 SCHOLAR

After my two years the world is smaller, my business is more profitable and the farmers who hear my story are inspired. I can’t say enough about the opportunities that continue to generate through this wonderful network of likeminded passionate people.

MATTHEW HAMILL

2017 SCHOLAR

The highlight is the people. Every night, every meal, every break you dive deep into a conversation with the people around you in all parts of the world.

WHAT SCHOLARS SAY