Members of the Saskatchewan Farm Writers' Association can access financial support to attend the CFWF and IFAJ conference through the following:
Saskatchewan Farm Writers' Association Annual Conference Bursary
The Saskatchewan Farm Writers' Association offers a bursary to help members offset the costs of attending the annual CFWF conference. Eligible applicants include members in good standing of the SFWA who are either self-employed or cannot access funds from their employer. Priority will be given to members who haven't yet attended a CFWF conference. But all applicants will be considered.
SFWA executive will select a winner from eligible applicants via a random draw. Recipients must write a report after the conference to be presented at the SFWA's AGM, and included in the Farm Journalist.
For more information, please contact saskfarmwriters(at)gmail(dot)com
IFAJ Young Leaders Award
The IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism award provides up to 1,000 Euros towards the cost of attending the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Congress, along with extra professional development and leadership training. Members must be 35 years of age or younger, and show leadership potential. For more information and the application form, visit ifaj.org. The application deadline for Canadian members was February 8th, 2013.
Canadian Farm Writers' Federation International Bursary
Monsanto Canada, the bursary sponsor, provides funding to offset costs related to attending the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Congress. The application deadline was February 8th, 2013. For more information, visit cfwf.ca