first_imgAGRICULTURE/FISHERIES -Scholarships Awarded to AgricultureStudents The Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries willaward scholarships worth between $300 and $2,000 each to 95agriculture students at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College(NSAC) annual autumn assembly tonight, Oct. 22. The scholarship program was established to provide financialassistance to Nova Scotia Agricultural College students inundergraduate and technical programs. The program also guaranteesentrance scholarship for all Nova Scotia high school studentsgraduating with 80 per cent averages. “Our scholarship program ensures that strong students areencouraged to pursue post-secondary studies in agri-science,”said Chris d’Entremont, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries. “By contributing to this scholarship program we are ensuring thatthe future of agriculture remains optimistic with a strong supplyof trained staff to meet Nova Scotia’s agri-food industry’sneeds.” The department is a long-standing scholarship sponsor at NSAC.For more information see the Web site at www.nsac.ns.ca .last_img