Just under a month remains to apply for the National Corn Growers Association William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship Program.
The program awards five, $1,000 scholarships in a partnership with BASF Corporation to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field during the 2014-15 school year.
"NCGA understands that to remain successful as an industry we must focus on education and keeping our best and brightest interested in ag," said Tom Haag, chairman of NCGA's Grower Services Action Team. "This program is an important component of NCGA's commitment to fostering youth in agriculture and to the future of our rural communities. It is an investment in not only their future but also our own."
Applicants for the NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship Program must be entering at least their second undergraduate year or any year of graduate study, and they or a parent or legal guardian must be an NCGA member. Scholarship applications must be postmarked on or before December 13, 2013.
Scholarship recipients will be selected in early 2014. Recipients and a parent or guardian will enjoy travel and lodging to attend the 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas, to be recognized at the NCGA Banquet.
This is the seventh year for the partnership between BASF and NCGA. Click here for the application.