Winfield Scholarship

WinField United is keeping the tradition of the Careers in Agriculture Scholarship Program, by announcing the kick-off for this year’s offering, today. Scholarships worth$1,000 will be awarded to 10 high school seniors and 10 college students in their first or second year who demonstrate scholastic achievement, leadership in agriculture and a perceived ability to contribute to agriculture in the future.

The Careers in Agriculture Scholarship Program is available to high school graduating seniors and first or second year college students pursuing two- or four-year degrees in agronomy, crop production, or closely related fields.

To qualify for the program, a student must:

  • Be a high school senior, graduating in spring of 2018; or
  • Be a college freshman or sophomore;
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities and academic performance;
  • Complete an application including two reference letters and official transcript; and
  • Write essays describing the importance of farmer cooperatives, and why he or she is interested in an agricultural career.

Since its formation 27 years ago, the Careers in Agriculture Scholarship Program have awarded more than $500,000 to young adults who share the same commitment to agronomy,excellence and the cooperative system.

Applications are available on the internet at www.winfieldunitedag.com in the News section. All applications must be postmarked by Feb. 10th, 2018. Winners will be notified by mail in April 2018.

Agribusiness Industry Scholarships

The Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association will award the following scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year on the basis of merit to any high school or current undergraduate student:

1 – $500 Jim Lee Memorial Agribusiness/Agronomy Scholarship
4 – $1,500 Agribusiness/Agronomy Scholarships
Click here to download an application

Requirements

  • Kansas high school graduating senior or current undergraduate student enrolled in a Kansas 4-year university, community college or votechnical school
  • Planning to or currently majoring in an agricultural related field of study
  • Self-starters, excellent academic standing, good school and community citizens, and strong desire to continue their education


1 – $1,500 Dr. David Whitney Agronomy Scholarship
Click here to download an application

Requirements
Any undergraduate student majoring in agronomy at Kansas State University who will be enrolled as a junior or senior in the 2018-2019 school year.

New to this Year
We are only accepting mailed applications. Each applicant must mail four printed application packets, complete with all required materials (see bottom of application for additional material requirements).

Deadline
Friday, March 2, 2018. ABSOLUTELY NO applications will be reviewed that are postmarked after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2 and that do not have ALLaccompanying materials.

For more information contact:
Trae Green
(785) 234-0463

trae@kansasag.org

Kansas Grain and Feed Association to Award $25,000 in Scholarships

The Kansas Grain and Feed Association will award the following scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year on the basis of merit:

  • 1 – $500 Dub and Inez Johnson Memorial Scholarship ($250 each semester)
  • 4 – $1,000 KGFA Scholarships ($500 each semester)
  • 14 – $1,500 KGFA Scholarships ($750 each semester)

Click here to download an application.

Requirements

  • Graduating Kansas high-school seniors
  • Self-starters, excellent academic credentials, good school and community citizens, strong desire to continue their education
  • Planning to attend any Kansas 4-year university, community college or votechnical school

New to this Year
We are only accepting mailed applications. Each applicant must mail six printed application packets, complete with all required materials (see bottom of application for additional material requirements).

Deadline
Friday, February 23, 2018. ABSOLUTELY NO applications will be reviewed that are postmarked after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 23 and that do not have ALLaccompanying materials.

For more information contact:
Trae Green
(785) 234-0461

trae@kansasag.org

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monstanto Fund, is again giving students the chance to earn a $1,500 scholarship in an ag-related field of study.

Students need two farmers endorsements to complete their applications, so please consider endorsing an outstanding student you know today! Encourage high school seniors and college students to visit www.growagleaders.com to learn more. The student application period closes on February 1, 2018.

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