Proven Winners Scholarship

We are proud to announce that we’re currently accepting applications for our 2017 Proven Winners® scholarship program. This is the third year that we are awarding a total of $35,000 in scholarships to students at 4-year Universities and Technical/Community colleges.

Students who are sophomores or above, who maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a four point scale) are eligible for the 4-year scholarships.

Full scholarship details can be found here.

Please note that the application form is online and that all elements of the application need to be submitted at the same time.

Applications are due no later than April 1, 2017.


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Annie’s Sustainable Ag Scholarship Application is Live!

All across the country, budding sustainable food leaders who share our mission to protect people and the planet are dreaming up amazing, impactful research projects. That’s why each year we award scholarships to them through our Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship program.

We give a total of $150,000 annually to undergraduate and graduate students studying at an accredited US college or university. Please visit our website to learn more and download our application.


2017 CANR Summer Institute Research and Education Experiences

The UD CANR is offering summer research and education experiences to undergraduates (both UD and non-UD students) who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree in the agricultural, natural resource, or life sciences. During the 10-week Summer Institute, students will work closely with CANR researchers on projects that will provide “real-world” experiences in scientific careers. Participation in the Summer Institute is awarded through a competitive application process and preference in admission is accorded to applicants who come from underrepresented populations, as part of the University’s goal to create a diverse learning environment.

Interested students should visit the CANR Summer Institute website: for further details and the link to the online application. The deadline is 5:00 PM, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. E-mail CANR Summer Institute Program Coordinator Maria Pautler with questions.

National Corn Growers Association Scholarship

National Corn Growers Association

The National Corn Growers Association is again offering its William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship thanks to the sponsorship of BASF Corporation.

Five $1,000 scholarships are available to college students (sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students and Ph.D. candidates) who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an agricultural, agribusiness or an ag-vocation field.

The five scholarship winners will be recognized at NCGA’s annual trade show and convention, Commodity Classic, which will be held on March 2-4, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas.

Applicants or a parent/guardian must be a member of NCGA. Funds are for the 2017-2018 school year. Past scholarship winners, employees and the families of employees of any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship. Students may apply for membership at

Applications must be postmarked on or before December 2, 2016.

The application is available at:

Farm Credit Announces 2017 MANRRS Scholarship Program


Farm Credit will again be sponsoring the Farm Credit VIP Scholarship Program in conjunction with The National Society of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS). Up to 20 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate or graduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  For more information visit: