NCGA ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The National Corn Growers Association and chemical company BASF Corporation will again award five $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field.
Applicants for the NCGA 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 7, 2012.
Scholarship recipients will be selected in early 2013. Recipients and a parent or guardian will enjoy travel and lodging to attend a portion of the 2013 Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, FL, to be recognized at the NCGA Banquet and have the opportunity to learn more about modern agriculture.
This is the sixth year for this program partnership between BASF and NCGA.
For complete details and a scholarship application click here.
- Scholarships are for one year; previous winners may not reapply.
- Scholarships may be used to offset tuition, school supplies, or student housing.
- Funds will be issued directly to student in April 2013.
- Scholarships awarded for 2013-2014 school year.
- Applicant must be entering at least his or 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 any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or the NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship.
- Applications must be postmarked December 7, 2012.
Information on past winners is available here:
BASF’s portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. The company combines economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation it enables its customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Its products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve the quality of life. Its corporate purpose is: “We create chemistry for a sustainable future.” BASF posted sales of about €73.5 billion in 2011 and had more than 111,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.
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