New National Corn Growers Association Scholarship

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is happy to announce a new scholarship program specifically designed for community college and technical school students. For rural America to remain strong and vibrant, it needs a diverse workforce. Farmers need highly skilled workers, trained in the latest technology, to ensure that their farm operation runs smoothly.

Whether your educational pursuits are agricultural, mechanical, construction, engineering, or aviation-related, we want to help further your training. Students can be pursuing any degree program or certification.

NCGA will provide five $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing a degree at a technical school or community college.

Eligibility Requirements
· Applicant must be an NCGA member or son/daughter of an NCGA member.
· The application must be submitted by December 1, 2019, by 11:59 pm Central Time.
· Scholarships are for one year.
Application Packet Must Contain:
· Complete online application
· Three letters of recommendation (at least two must be from non-family members, and at least one should be from a faculty member.)
· Current resume
· 500-word essay OR Link to a 2-3-minute YouTube video on “How I will be an advocate for agriculture in my future career.”