The Eugene Boyko Memorial Scholarship was created in 2002 by the Alberta Barley Commission to recognize and encourage students entering the field of crop production and/or crop processing technology studies. Eugene Boyko, who passed away in the spring of 2001, was a long time director of the Alberta Barley Commission. He was known for his commitment to agriculture and support of improved and innovative farming techniques.


One scholarship of $500 available.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person (visa students are not eligible),
  • be an Alberta resident and to be considered an Alberta resident one of the following conditions must apply:
    - one parent or legal guardian has maintained permanent residence in Canada for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to commencing post-secondary studies and be residing in Alberta, or
    - Alberta is the last place the student has lived for twelve (12) consecutive months immediately prior to commencing post-secondary studies, or
    - the student's spouse/partner is an Alberta resident.
  • have attended fall and winter terms in the previous academic year and be currently enrolled full-time in the second or subsequent year of undergraduate study in a designated post-secondary institution in Alberta,
  • be enrolled full-time in courses with an emphasis on crop production and/or crop processing technology, and
  • have not previously received this scholarship.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit to Alberta Student Aid:

  • a completed application form, and
  • an official transcript.

Your transcript must have an official signature or seal indicating that the transcript paper is issued by your school/institution. Photocopies and/or faxed copies will not be accepted. Post-secondary students must contact their school to request their official transcripts.


Apply for this award between August 1 to October 31.

The award will be issued after Alberta Student Aid confirms full-time enrolment in courses related to crop production and/or crop processing technology. 

Selection Process

The recipient will be selected by Alberta Student Aid on the basis of academic achievement in a program of study with an emphasis on crop production and/or crop processing technology in the previous year of undergraduate post-secondary study.

Many other scholarships and awards are offered by other organizations – we encourage you to visit Alberta’s public university and college websites to research the scholarships that they offer.

For more information, see Alberta post-secondary institutions.