Awards and Scholarships

The British Columbia Institute of Agrologists recognizes BCIA members and others who have made outstanding contributions to the field of agrology. The awards are presented annually at the Institute's Annual General Meeting and Conference.  

NEW!!  BCIA is now offering two scholarships to 3rd or 4th year undergraduate students and graduate students attending a recognized BC post-secondary institute. Many of the BCIA branches support students and local youth interested in the sciences. See Scholarships and Awards 

BCIA Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following recipients, who were awarded at the BCIA Conference & AGM in Fort St John on May 31, 2018.

Agrologist of the Year 2017

Awarded to:  Perry Grilz, P.Ag.

Mentor of the Year 2017  

Awarded to:  Margaret Fenton, P.Ag.

BCIA awards may be presented in the following categories:

Agrologist of the Year

Purpose
To recognize and pay tribute to an Agrologist who has made a significant contribution to British Columbia agriculture, natural resource and environmental science.  Nomination guidelines for Agrologist of the YearPast recipients of this award.

Mentor of the Year

Purpose

To recognize and pay tribute to a member of the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists who espouses the values of being a BCIA mentor. Would be a member of the Branch hosting that years BCIA Conference & AGM. Nomination guidelines for Mentor of the Year.  Past recipients of this award.

Distiguished Professional Agrologist Award

Purpose
To recognize and pay tribute to a member for meritorious service to the BCIA over the recipients career. This award is currently not active. Past recipients of this award.

Honorary Agrologist Award

Purpose

Council may award honorary registration, for life or such shorter time as council may determine, to any person who has made a substantial contribution to the profession of agrology or to the management, use, and conservation of British Columbia’s natural resources.  Past recipients of this award.

BCIA Recognition Award

Purpose
To recognize and pay tribute to a member of the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists who has demonstrated exemplary service to BCIA. This award is currently not active.  Past recipients of this award.