OCIA Research & Education Scholarships
To encourage study and research in the area of organic agriculture, the OCIA Research & Education Board awards one $1,000 scholarship to any graduate student at any post-secondary institution studying organic and sustainable agriculture.

Apply for 2016 Scholarship
The following application and two letters of support must be emailed to Angie Tunink by the deadline January 15, 2016. More information is in the following scholarship criteria. You will need Adobe Reader to view these files.


2015 Scholarship Recipient
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Awards - OCIA Research & Education Scholarships
Click the following link to view the full News Release on the 2015 R&E Scholarship Recipient.  Congratulations to Utsala Shrestha from the University of Tennessee for receiving the $1,000 Graduate Scholarship.  Final project reports will be posted under the 'Research' section of this website. 
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 12:41
 
2014 Scholarship Recipients
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Awards - OCIA Research & Education Scholarships
Click the following link to view the full news release on the 2014 Scholarship Recipients.  Congratulations to Lakiah Clark from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for receiving the $1,000 Graduate Scholarship.  Also, congratulations to Elizabeth Costello from the University of Montana and Katherine Stanley from the University of Saskatchewan for being our $500 scholarship recipients.  Final project reports will be posted under the 'Research' section of this website. 
Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014 22:27
 
2013 Scholarship Recipients
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Awards - OCIA Research & Education Scholarships
    Hanna_Poffenbarger_research.jpgClick the following link to view the full news release on the 2013 Scholarship Recipients.  Congratulations to Hanna Poffenbarger from the University of Maryland for receiving the $1,000 Graduate Scholarship.  Jelili_adebiyi


Congratulations also to Jelili Adebiyi from Iowa State University for receiving a $1,000 SpecialScholarship for its global reach.  Final project reports will be posted under the 'Research' section of this website.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 10:57
 
2012 Scholarship Recipients
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Awards - OCIA Research & Education Scholarships
Click the following link to view the full news release of the 2012 OCIA R&E Scholarship Recipients.  Congratulations to Kristen Podolsky from the University of Manitoba on receiving the $1,000 Graduate Scholarship.  And, congratulations to Aabir Dey from York University in Ontario for receiving the $1,000 Non-GMO Scholarship.  Final project reports will be posted under the 'Research' section of this website.  
Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014 22:47
 
2011 Scholarship Recipients
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Awards - OCIA Research & Education Scholarships
Click this Scholarship News Release link to view the full news release on the 2011 scholarship recipients.  Due to the large volume of quality applications, five $500 Graduate Scholarships were awarded.  Congratulations to Laura Falzon from the University of Guelph, Mary Rogers from the University of Tennessee, Pauline Ie from Ohio State University, Clare Sullivan from the University of Saskatchewan, and Sam Wortman from the University of Nebraska Lincoln.  Final project reports will be posted under the 'Research' section of this website. 
Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014 22:58