A man leaning on a wooden fence, smiling. He is wearing a grey button up shirt with a collar, and a Gwillimdale Farms logo on the left side of the chest.
Image of a man in a black and grey Gwillimdale Farms polo shirt, standing beside a large piece of farming equipment. Freshly harvested carrots can be seen hanging behind him.
Image of a woman in a black Gwillimdale Farms vest. She is looking at the camera and smiling. The background is out of focus, but stacks of bags of produce and metal shelving are visible.
Image of a man wearing a grey Gwillimdale Farms T-shirt. He is smiling for the camera, his elbow resting on a wooden crate. Above the crate is a inclined conveyor, carrying freshly harvested onions.


Grow With Gwillimdale Scholarship

Who We Are

Gwillimdale Farms is family owned/operated, based just 10 minutes from downtown Bradford. We here at Gwillimdale Farms do more than just grow vegetables, we are growing our business. We supply our produce both locally and abroad, working in tandem with food manufacturers, retailers, food service providers, and wholesale distributors. We believe our biggest asset is our team. We are always striving to build a better team and better work environment through continuing efforts in the areas of safety, education, and personal development.


The Grow With Gwillimdale Scholarship is open to all graduating Grade 12 students who have been accepted into a Post-Secondary University or College program. Preference will be given to students interested in pursuing a career within the Agriculture Industry. Applicants must be a resident of Ontario to qualify. Three selected candidates will be awarded a scholarship of $2,500 (CAD).

Application Requirements

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• Must be currently enrolled as a Grade 12 student 

• Must be a resident of Ontario

• Must provide a signed official transcript 

• Must be enrolled in a full-time 2-year college program or full time 4-year university degree for the Fall of 2024 

• Must provide proof of enrolment 

• Must provide program outline 

• Must provide a minimum 300-word essay outlining why you deserve the Grow With Gwillimdale Scholarship 

• Must provide a minimum 200-word essay outlining how you hope to make a difference in the agriculture industry. 

• Must provide 1 Letter of Recommendation from an employer, teacher, or community member. 

• Must provide extracurricular activities and volunteer work 

• Must allow Gwillimdale Farms to use their name and picture for the winning announcement 

• Must submit all documents together in one PDF or Microsoft word file and email to raechel@gwillimdalefarms.com 

• Must name file using your first and last name. Example: “firstname_lastname_application”.