What does Sponsorship cover?

If you are selected to attend the conference, Student Sponsorship covers:

  • Two nights accommodations (Sunday and Monday) at the Hyatt Regency Calgary
  • Your Registration Fee to attend AWC WEST 2021 Conference (including Monday morning workshops, afternoon plenary, reception, banquet, and networking coffee breaks)
  • Tuesday breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks and all-day conference session.

What is the Student responsible for?

  • Students are responsible for all travel-related and additional expenses incurred. Please plan for this prior to submitting your application.
  • It is mandatory that sponsored students attend a morning workshop and the entire conference. Failure to do so could result in sponsorship being revoked. If sponsorship is revoked, the student will be required to pay all expenses incurred.
  • No application will be accepted after the deadline date.

Apply for Sponsorship Online

To complete this form (in addition to your contact information), you will need the following items:

  • Your Department Head name and contact information
  • A description of your background, education, and previous work experience (1 – 2 paragraphs)
  • A description of why you are interested in attending the Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference and how you hope the program will benefit your career objective (1 – 2 paragraphs)
  • A video posted to YouTube, under three minutes in length. In the video, describe your background, area of study, career plans, and why you think attending the Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference will be of benefit to your career objective.
  • A ‘Profile Photo’ (headshot—head and shoulders, colour photo suitable for publishing). The photo must be at least 250K in file size, to a maximum of 20MB.

*You will not be able to save your form progress—it’s ideal to fill out the form when you have these items ready to submit.*

Deadline for Complete Applications is DATE HERE 234th, 2021

Online Student Application Form

  • *Note: Your name will be posted on the AWC Website*
  • Please describe your background, education, and previous work experience:
  • Please explain why you are interested in attending the Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference and how you hope the program will benefit your career objective:
  • Please provide an application video (3-minute maximum, posted to YouTube). In the video, describe your background, area of study, career plans, and why you think attending the Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference will be of benefit to your career objective. *This video will be posted on the AWC Website*. Provide YouTube video link here:
  • Please provide a photograph (head and shoulders, colour photo suitable for publishing). The photo must be at least 250K in file size, to a maximum of 20MB. *This image will be used in AWC printed materials*.
    Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf.