Delmarva Poultry Industry 2020 College Scholarship Program

Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. has opened the application period for its 2020 College Scholarship Program. Applications are being accepted for undergraduate and graduate scholarships available in the amount of $1,500 or more.

Undergraduate applicants must be a Delmarva resident and a student in good standing at any accredited, degree granting institution in the United States, or in the case of graduating high school seniors, accepted to an accredited, degree-granting institution within the United States. Individuals must have an academic major in a subject area relevant to Delmarva’s chicken industry and be planning a career in a segment of this industry. An official transcript must accompany each application.

Graduate student applicants must meet the above criteria, with the exception of Delmarva residency. In addition, the individual must be engaged in research that could positively benefit Delmarva’s chicken industry. DPI membership on the part of the applicant or his/her family is not required and has no effect on the selection process.

“Since 1985, we’ve awarded more than $144,000 to deserving, driven students through our scholarship program,” said Holly Porter, DPI’s executive director. “Many of them went on to careers in Delmarva’s chicken community and are contributing to our $3.4 billion chicken economy. We’re excited to offer opportunities to a new set of young people with this year’s scholarships.”

Applications must be completed and received at the following address on or before 4:30 p.m. on April 3, 2020: DPI College Scholarship Program, 16686 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947-4881.

Application forms and additional scholarship information are available at dpichicken.org/scholarship or by emailing dpi@dpichicken.com.

NCGA, BASF Accepting Applications for 2019 Scholarships

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 college students. The five scholarship winners will be invited to visit and tour a BASF facility in 2020 and meet with key staff. Dates and details of the trip are still being developed. BASF will notify the winners directly.

To apply, students 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.

Applications must be submitted by December 1, 2019.

The application is available here: http://www.ncga.com/scholarships.

Scholarship Opportunity from Syngenta

The Accelerating a Generation (AG) Scholarship program, formerly known as the Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship program, is available annually to university students nationwide. Students currently pursuing bachelor’s or master’s degrees in crop-related disciplines are eligible to apply. Also, applicants must be U.S. residents enrolled as of spring 2020 in an accredited agriculture program at an eligible university (a full list of eligible universities can be found on the scholarship website).

Students can apply to be considered for part of $20,000 in available awards by completing a two-step process. First, they must complete an initial application form, found on the scholarship website. Within a week of completing the form, students will receive a link via email inviting them to submit a 2–5-minute video essay. Initial application forms must be completed by January 7, 2019. Video submissions will be accepted through January 15.

For contest rules and more detailed information about the scholarship, please visit our website: http://www.syngenta-us.com/scholarships.

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.

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!

 

Lallemand Animal Nutrition is now accepting applications for Forward scholarships

$14,000 will be awarded in 2019 to five students, applications due Aug. 9

For the fifth consecutive year, Lallemand Animal Nutrition will offer five Lallemand Forward Scholarships for students pursuing degrees in agriculture. The 2019 program offers: two $2,500 undergraduate scholarships, one $3,000 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine scholarship, one $3,000 master’s program scholarship and one $3,000 doctoral scholarship. Applications are open to students in the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Criteria for undergraduate scholarship applicants are:

  • Must be a full-time student, pursuing a four-year degree in an agricultural program
  • Hold junior status or higher (minimum of 60 credit hours)
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
  • Must submit the Forward application, transcript and a 500-word essay answering one of three essay questions found in the full guidelines

All scholarship submissions are due to lanscholarship@lallemand.com by Friday, August 9, 2019. For questions regarding the scholarship, email lanscholarship@lallemand.com. Scholarships will be awarded during the fall 2019 semester.

Lallemand Animal Nutrition is committed to optimizing animal performance and well-being with specific natural microbial product and service solutions. Lallemand Forward encompasses the specifically chosen service solutions that enhance people, knowledge and production practices.

Scholarship for NJ College Students

EDWARD R. HALL/ROBERT R. HANNA SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
The objective of the scholarship is to acknowledge students for their academic and personal accomplishments in the field of conservation and/or natural resources.

ELIGIBILITY
The applicant must:
1.be a full-time student in good standing at any New Jersey accredited university/college, or a resident of New Jersey attending any accredited out-of-state university/college; and
2.have successfully completed, or will complete by the award date, at least two semesters of study;and
3.be an undergraduate enrolled in a curriculum related to natural resources including but not limited to: agriculture, agronomy, conservation, ecology, environmental science, fisheries,forestry, geography, journalism, plant science, soil science, and/or wildlife. Other areas related to conservation may also qualify.

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP
A $1,000 Scholarship will be awarded in memory of Edward R. Hall and Robert R. Hanna.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 6, 2019

HOW TO APPLY:
Mail the completed application form, the current university/college transcript, a list of clubs and/or organizations related to conservation and natural resources, a one-page essay that states your qualification, a list of experiences related to conservation and/or natural resources, and a list of two references with complete contact information to the address below:

FIRMAN E. BEAR CHAPTER, SWCS
C/O USDA-NRCS
220 DAVIDSON AVE, 4TH FLOOR
SOMERSET, NJ 08873

The application must be postmarked by May 6, 2019. The award will be announced by May 30, 2019.

NJSWCS Scholarship Application

Maryland Nursery, Landscape, and Greenhouse Association Scholarship

The Maryland Nursery, Landscape, and Greenhouse Association announces the availability of several scholarships for college-aged horticulture students.

The MNLGA Ornamental Horticulture Scholarship will award three $5,000 scholarships for eligible students in ornamental horticulture and landscape programs.

Applications for this scholarship are due May 31st. Visit the MNLGA website, for more information.

Kent County Delaware Residents Scholarship Opportunity

KENT COUNTY MASTER GARDENER
69 TRANSPORTATION CIRCLE, DOVER, DE 19901
2019 KENT COUNTY MASTER GARDENER PLANT &
SOIL SCIENCE, HORTICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP

What: $1000 Scholarship for the 2019/2020 academic school year.
Who: The scholarship is open to anyone who has been a Kent County, Delaware
resident for at least two years prior to application date and is enrolled in or has been
accepted by an accredited college or university to study Plant & Soil Science or a
Horticulture related field.
Requirements: The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and include a short
essay of his or her education goals. Two letters of reference / recommendation from a
non-relative must also be included. One academic reference is preferred. The
applications will be judged on the GPA, the appropriateness of the field of study,
leadership activities, and community involvement.
* A personal interview may be requested at the discretion of the Scholarship
Committee.
* The scholarship is paid directly to the college or university.
* Completed applications should be mailed to:
Kent County Master Gardener Scholarship Committee
Attn: Bill and Kirstey Murray
69 Transportation Circle
Dover, DE, 19901

* Contact: Kent County Cooperative Extension Office at (302) 730-4000 or Bill
Murray, Scholarship Chair at (302) 736-1515 for additional information.

Kent Co MG Scholarship

Applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 26, 2019.

Cooperative Extension Education in Agriculture and Home Economics, University of Delaware, Delaware State University and the United States Department of Agriculture. Distributed in furtherance of Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System that no person shall be subject to
discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin.