Bob Collier Award

To be awarded to a student enrolled full-time at Olds College in any program. The student must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0. The successful recipient must portray excellence in innovation, creativity and an entrepreneurial aptitude in relation to the farming and agriculture sector. Students must answer a question set detailing an innovative and creative idea they believe would benefit the Canadian agriculture and farming industry. Ideas may be new or pre-existing if students effectively identify improvements or revisions to concepts already marketed.

$6000 - up to 5 student(s)
Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit an innovative and creative idea that you believe would benefit the Canadian agriculture and/or farming industry.
    • A) Explain in detail what your idea is. What problem is it solving?
    • B) How did you come up with your idea?
    • C) What is new or different about your product or service?
    • D) Describe your personal experience leading to your idea.
    • E) Risk Factors & Risk Management. Who is your competition? What are your barriers to entering the market?
    • F) What are the estimated costs of taking your idea to market?
    • G) Market Demand - detail the local or global opportunities.
    • H) Why are you the best person to develop this idea? Detail your knowledge, skills and resources available to you.
    • I) Add any other information you would like to share about your idea.
    • J) Upload any diagrams, charts or documentation that help to illustrate your idea.
    • K) If you are selected for this award, how would you spend the money?