The Wheatland County Agricultural Service Board is highlighting the importance of youth in the agricultural industry and rural communities.

Staff with the county are encouraging students who are interested in a future career in agriculture or environmental science to apply.

The bursaries offered go up to $10,000, with a minimum award of $500 and a maximum of $2,500.

The application deadline is September 15.

If you'd like more information or to submit an application, you can visit here.