4-H Canada Announces Recipients of 2021 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship

Ottawa, ON, Aug. 24, 2021 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship.

TD Bank Group has generously provided $30,000 in scholarship funds for 2021, with a total of 12 4-H members from across Canada selected to receive $2,500 toward their post-secondary education in agriculture, agricultural science, or agricultural business this coming fall.

“Our ever-changing world has taught us that food security is more important now than ever, and we are proud to partner with TD in supporting youth who are pursuing post-secondary education in the field of agriculture,” said Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada. “We congratulate the 2021 scholarship recipients and wish them all the best in their educational and career pursuits.”

4-H Canada is committed to promoting positive youth development and providing youth with tools and guidance to lay the foundation for a life-long love of learning in the field of agriculture.

"TD is proud to support 4-H Canada advance its mission to develop future leaders in agriculture," said Alec Morley, Senior Vice President, Agriculture Services, Business Banking. "We wish this year's scholarship recipients success as they pursue a career in an industry we are all reliant upon."

The 2021 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship recipients are as follows:

Recipient Province Area of Study Institution
Jalen Thurgood BC Bachelor of Science University of British Columbia
Jessica Hadwin AB Diploma,


Lakeland College
Jenna Simpson AB Bachelor of Science,

Animal Health

University of Alberta
Grace Christensen SK Animal Science Technology Lakeland College
Halee Piasta MB Bachelor of Science University of Manitoba
Emily Robb MB Bachelor of Science, Agroecology University of Manitoba
Kyla Lewis ON Bachelor of Science,

Animal Biology

University of Guelph
Ashley Miller ON Bachelor of Science,


University of Guelph
Amanda St-Denis QC Diploma,

Business Agriculture

Algonquin College
Kayleigh Brewer NB Bachelor of Science,

Agriculture, Animal Science

Dalhousie University

For more information on the TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship, visit 4-h-canada.ca/scholarships.

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About 4-H Canada

For over 100 years, 4-H Canada has been one of the most highly respected positive youth development organizations in Canada. 4-H Canada has close to 23,500 members and more than 8,500 volunteer leaders. Our goal is to help young Canadians “Learn To Do By Doing” in a safe, inclusive and fun environment. We believe in nurturing responsible, caring and contributing youth leaders who are committed to positively impacting their communities across Canada and around the world. To learn more about 4-H Canada, please visit 4-h-canada.ca and follow our FacebookTwitter and Instagram pages.

For more information, media may contact:

Mike Sheeler
Marketing and Communications Director
4-H Canada