Viterra Furthers Commitment to Education Through Significant Scholarship Funding - Canada
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REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - July 21, 2015) - Viterra is pleased to announce that it is making a significant investment in post-secondary education institutions across five provinces in Canada through new scholarship funding. Students attending the selected schools will be eligible to access funding from an overall pool of $750,000 to support their skills training and education.
"At Viterra, we place a high value on providing ongoing education and learning opportunities for our employees, so they are well equipped with the knowledge they need to serve our customers," said Kyle Jeworski, Viterra's President and CEO for North America. "We're proud to be offering access to similar learning opportunities at the post-secondary level, by supporting students that aspire to work in roles that Viterra employees perform across our industry leading asset network."
Viterra will also work with the schools and provincial governments to access any matching funds available through existing programs and initiatives.
The colleges that will receive scholarship funding include:
To view the company's previous announcement regarding funding for regional colleges across Saskatchewan, please visit https://www.viterra.com/web/canada/news-releases.
Viterra is Canada's grain industry leader, supported by the expertise of its people, a superior network of assets, and unrivalled connections to world markets. Headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, our commitment to agriculture goes back over 100 years, partnering with farmers to market and move their crops to areas of need around the world. Our continued focus on operational excellence throughout North America allows us to efficiently handle, process, distribute and transport grains and oilseeds. We provide further value to our partners through a wide variety of contracting and risk management tools to help them realize the full potential of their crops. For more information on Viterra in North America, please visit www.viterra.com. Viterra is part of the Agricultural Business Segment of Glencore.