College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship

Sponsor:   |  Application Deadline: December 11, 0000

Scholarship URL: http://www.ncga.com/topics/education/college-scholarships


Scholarship Description

Sponsored by BASF Corporation, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship Program annually awards five (5) $1,000 one-year scholarships to qualified second-year undergraduate students (or later) or graduate students enrolled in an agriculture, agribusiness, or ag vocation program at a 2-year or 4-year program of study at an accredited junior college, college or university.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be entering at least his/her second undergraduate year at an accredited junior college, college or university.
  • Applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an agricultural, agribusiness, or an Ag vocation field.
  • Applicant must be an NCGA member or son/daughter of an NCGA member.
  • Employees and the families of employees of NCGA or any division of BASF or their subsidiaries are noteligible for the scholarship.
  • Applications must be postmarked by December 11.


Application Information

Your Application Packet MUST Include

  • Completed application
  • Current transcript from junior college, college or university
  • Proof you are seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree in an agricultural, agribusiness, or an Ag vocation field (transcript may suffice, consult your registrar or department office for more information)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least two must be from non-family members, and one should be from a faculty member)
  • Current resume or list of activities, awards and honors
  • 500-word essay on “Why I am pursuing an agriculture-related career”
  • A few paragraphs on “What are the three most important issues facing agriculture today?”

Click here for details and to apply.


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