5 post secondary students have been awarded Canadian Western Agribition Scholarships, and 2 are from Manitoba.

Kaitlin Campbell of Minto is entering her third year of studies towards a Bachelor of Nursing degree at Brandon University.

Fawn Jackson of Inglis is entering her first year of agricultural studies at the University of Alberta.

Both will receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2006-07 academic year.

Established in 1994, the Agribition Scholarship Program has awarded $131,500.

The fund receives contributions annually from private donations as well as from the sale of grain and forage show champions.