Apply to be a Blue Hen Ambassador!

The application for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions Blue Hen Ambassador (BHA) tour guide program is now open. The office is seeking a broadly diverse and talented student staff whose shared experiences and abilities will attract and support prospective students through the admissions process. Current students who are experiencing all that UD has to offer inside and outside of the classroom are encouraged to apply. The core value of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is in serving students, and our student staff share this core value. The Blue Hen Ambassador position is a paid opportunity.

The application can be found here: https://apply.udel.edu/register/?id=364f669a-1dc4-4f20-821c-07761b4e2efa. We ask that students apply by Oct. 21, 2019.

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 $1,500 scholarships are available to undergraduate students at an accredited college or university.

The five scholarship winners and their parent/guardian will be announced at NCGA’s annual tradeshow and convention, Commodity Classic, which will be held on February 26 – February 29, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas.

Applicants or a parent/guardian must be a member of the NCGA. Past scholarship winners and employees and the families of employees of any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or the NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship. Students may apply for membership at NCGA.com. Many states have student memberships!

Applications must be submitted by December 1, 2019. The online application is available here: http://www.ncga.com/scholarships.

UDaB

University of Delaware Alternative Breaks (UDaB) immerses student-led teams in direct service and experiential learning with community organizations to increase knowledge of social justice issues and encourage life-long active citizenship. UDaB programs consist of a weeklong experience to work with a community over winter or spring break. Each program has a focus area that ranges from the environmental stewardship to healthcare access to disability justice and much more and involves significant education of such focus area(s) before, during, and after the alternative break. Partial scholarships are made available based on financial aid.

Applications for UDaB Spring 2020 programs are open now, until October 7th at 11:59pm. You can apply online here. To learn more about our 24 opportunities visit our website at https://sites.udel.edu/sdi-udab/programs-2020/

Email bluehenbreaks@udel.edu with any questions!

Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Scholarship

The Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is giving away ten scholarships, each worth $10,000 to local students planning to pursue a career in agriculture.

That’s right – we’re giving away $100,000 directly to ag students in our community!

Our scholarship program is open to all high school seniors or currently enrolled college students residing in MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s territory who are planning to work in the agriculture industry.

This could mean you’re planning to be a farmer, food scientist, veterinarian, ag educator, engineer, or even a Farm Credit employee!

The deadline to submit your application is Friday, January 10, 2020. Head over to FCFoundationforAg.org today to apply.

Good luck, and we’ll see you on the #OtherSideofAg!

 

Student Life Advisory Boards – Applications and Nominations Accepted

The Student Life Advisory Board and the Student Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board, are both accepting applications this week. José-Luis Riera, vice president for Student Life and Stephanie Chang, the director of SDI are looking for students who want to:

  • Identify areas of success and improvement in the out-of-classroom experience
  • Provide advice and input to administrators for advancing equity and inclusion, deepening student learning, and driving holistic student development at UD
  • Develop problem solving and collaboration skills across generations, cultures and lived experiences

Students can nominate someone for either board and may also apply directly here until September 15, though later applications will also be considered as space allows.