Bob Ross Memorial Scholarship
Robert (Bob) L. Ross was instrumental in inspiring and encouraging farm management excellence across Canada and the United States through his leadership and passion for the agricultural community. A dairy farmer and farm business consultant from St. Marys, Ontario, Bob fought a courageous battle with cancer, passing in March 2014.
In 2014, as a tribute to his passion, leadership and legacy, the Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship program was established.
“Bob Ross was instrumental in the creation of CTEAM. His passion for farm business management excellence was exemplified as he encouraged and supported the participants through his many years of involvement with the program,” says Heather Broughton, AME Principal. “This scholarship is a tribute to his dedication and commitment.”
The Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship has been established to ensure Bob's legacy lives on and continues to inspire the next generation of remarkable farm managers.
The Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving farmer who emanates and demonstrates Bob’s lifework through their passion and devotion to excellence and leadership within the agricultural community.
Eligible applicants must demonstrate:
- A progressive operation and entrepreneurial spirit
- How the value gained from the program will be used
- To contribute to the farm business
- To contribute to the agricultural industry at large
- Why taking CTEAM interests you personally
- Passion for the industry
The successful recipient will have the chance to take part in a life-changing learning opportunity. The recipient will receive $3,500CAD to be applied towards tuition and travel expenses for the CTEAM program.
The Scholarship has been offered on an annual basis since 2014 and will be awarded in October each year.
Scholarship applicants must submit a completed application form along with 2 non-family references by October 24th annually. To apply for the Robert L. Ross Scholarship click the link below.
Any industry stakeholders interested in becoming part of and supporting the Robert L. Ross Scholarship are asked to contact AME.
About Agri-Food Management Excellence Inc.
Agri-Food Management Excellence (AME) is inspired by empowering people to realize their goals. We empower farmers, ranchers and other agribusiness professionals through leading edge courses delivered in an unconventional format. It is Canada’s only national farm management learning program.
For more information contact:
Agri-Food Management Excellence
Larry Martin, Principal
Scholarship Honours the Memory of a Farm Management Legend