Research funding.

BC Dairy actively funds research projects that will support enhanced knowledge and innovation for the advancement of the local dairy industry. Our funding priorities include BC dairy industry sustainability, productivity, profitability, animal health and welfare, technological innovation, and youth and industry development.

Project application deadlines are: September 30th and March 31st of each year.

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Educational event funding.

BC Dairy will sponsor industry-related educational events with funding up to $2,500. Deadlines are flexible and adjudicated on an as-needed basis.

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Student scholarships.

BC Dairy offers up to four scholarship awards ($2,500/year each) to students studying agriculture or related subjects including animal or food science, sustainability, business management, marketing, animal health and welfare, et cetera, at any accredited post-secondary institution.

The objective of these scholarships is to facilitate, encourage, and financially support individuals whose educational studies, projects, and programs have been identified by BC Dairy to benefit the BC Dairy Industry.

Application deadline: September 30th and March 31st of each year.

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Learn from previously funded research projects.

Findings from funded research projects benefit everyone. Gain insight and understanding of the latest innovations that BC’s dairy industry has supported.

Read past reports