Links to Ag Scholarships
The American Soybean Association (ASA) is offering a $5,000 Secure Optimal Yield Scholarship to a current high school senior to be used for college during the 2011-2012 school year. The scholarship is made possible through a grant provided by BASF Corporation. Requirements for the scholarship include: meeting a specific high school grade point average, standardized test requirements, being the child or grandchild of a current ASA member, two letters of recommendation, demonstrated leadership activities/ag related leadership, and completion of an essay.
Applications will be accepted on-line starting Sept. 1, 2010, until Nov. 15, 2010. The winner of the scholarship will be notified in December and the official announcement will be made at Commodity Classic. For more information on specific requirements of the scholarship, go to www.soygrowers.com/soy/scholarship.htm
or contact ASA Corporate Development Manager Michelle Siegel at 800-688-7692 ext. 1328 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ohio Soybean Council Foundation Scholarship Opportunities
Four undergraduate scholarships of up to $3,000 each will be awarded. Also available to one undergraduate student is a $5,000 Bhima Vijayendran Scholarship, named to honor Dr. Vijayendran’s contributions to the soybean industry resulting from his scientific research and commercialization activities at Battelle.
For more information and to download the scholarship applications, visit the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation at www.soyohio.org/scholarship
Iowa Soybean Association Scholarships
The Iowa Soybean Association is pleased to announce 10 high school seniors will receive $1,500 ag scholarships. In addition, one ISU student will be awarded the Culinary Arts, Food and Nutrition or Foodservice Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.