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William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship

William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture

National Corn Growers Association

December 1, 2018


DEADLINE: December 1, 2018

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: Five (5) at $1,000 each 


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 $1,000 scholarships are available to college students (sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students and Ph.D. candidates) who are pursuing any undergraduate or graduate degree.


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 28 – March 2, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.


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.


 Eligibility Requirements


  • Applicant must be entering at least his/her second undergraduate year at an accredited junior college, college or university.

  • Applicant must be an NCGA member or son/daughter of an NCGA member.

  • Employees and the families of employees of NCGA or any division of BASF or their subsidiaries are not eligible for the scholarship.

  • Applications must be submitted by December 1, 2018.

  • Scholarships are for one year. Previous recipients may not apply.


Your Application Packet MUST Include


  • Completed application

  • Current transcript from junior college, college or university

  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least two must be from non-family members, and one should be from a faculty member)

  • Current resume or list of activities, awards and honors

  • 500-word essay, limited to 1-page, on "How will YOU positively impact agriculture in your future career?"

  • A few paragraphs on “What are the three most important issues facing agriculture today?”


Additional Information

CLICK FOR ATTACHED Application - http://www.ncga.com/topics/education/college-scholarships

LINK TO HOMEPAGE - http://www.ncga.com/home

Stephen F. Uram

Marketing Manager

National Corn Growers Association

PH: 636-733-9004



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