For those students who chose to continue their education or follow their passion by enrolling in a trade school, applying for scholarships can help them pay for their tuition. For some individuals, continuing their education also means taking out student loans that will take years to pay off. However, scholarships can alleviate some of that financial burden. To help those students, the GROWMARK Foundation is once again offering a $1,500 agricultural scholarship program for students in the United States and Ontario, Canada, pursing two- or four-year degrees or trade school certification in an agriculture-related field.
Applicants must complete an online application which includes academic information, community service and leadership activities, and essay questions regarding agriculture and cooperatives. Applications will be judged by a panel of agribusiness professionals.
There will 15, $1,500 scholarship awarded to eligible students. High school seniors or students at any level of higher education may complete the application, which can be found on their website.
The application should be completed in full online and submitted by the deadline, including submission of a current photograph and the most recent semester’s transcript. Applications are due by midnight Central Time on April 15, 2021 and recipients will be notified by July 1, 2021.
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