IPSA Scholarship Program

The IPSA scholarship program was created to benefit the future of the Agricultural industry by supporting and encouraging the education of future Ag professionals.
IPSA awards $2,000 scholarships annually based on the number of applicants.
IPSA considers both high school seniors as well as active college students.
You must be majoring in an Agriculture related degree to be considered. No non-agriculture major applicants will be considered.
Preference is given to Science related fields (Agronomy, Crop, Soil, Engineering), and Business fields (Agriculture Business,Economics, Marketing)
Selection will be based on a combination of academic achievement, community and agricultural involvement. All applications will be reviewed by the IPSA Scholarship Awards Committee and the Board of Directors of the Independent Professional Seed Association.
Finalists for the IPSA Scholarships must be available for a Skype based interview with the IPSA Scholarship Awards Committee.
Awards will be presented at the IPSA Annual Conference in January; travel arrangements will be handled by IPSA.

All Scholarship Awards will be $2,000 per successful applicant.  Previous award winners and applicants are also encouraged to reapply.  IPSA will present a minimum of 5 Awards in 2017.  The Deadline for applications is 5 PM, Central Standard Time, Friday, April 14, 2017.

Applications can be found on the association website, https://ipseed.org/ipsa-affairs/scholarships and should be sent via email to either Catherine Ballard at cat@ipseed.org or Todd Martin at todd@ipseed.org

Independent Professional Seed Association Agricultural Scholarships

The Independent Professional Seed Association is pleased to announce the opening of the scholarship period for the 2016/17 school year.  Scholarships are awarded in 3 areas:

Myron “Ted” Asplin Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship was created by the Asplin family of Dassel, MN in memory of Myron “Ted” Asplin. Preference will be given to high school seniors pursuing an ag-related degree.

IPSA Student Recognition Award
The IPSA Student Recognition Award was created in 1997 from funds donated by the Independent Corn Breeders Association.  Preference will be given to active college students pursuing ag-related fields.

Buckhorn Scholarship
This scholarship was created by Buckhorn, Inc. to benefit the future of Agriculture. Preference will be given to active college students pursuing ag-related fields.

Selection will be based on a combination of academic achievement, community and agricultural involvement. All applications will be reviewed by the Education Committee and the Board of Directors of the Independent Professional Seed Association.

Applications should be sent to: info@independentseeds.com.                                   IPSA Scholarship App 2016

The application deadline is April 15, 2016.