- Renewable: Unknown
- Number of Awards: 7
- Award Amount: $1,000
- Website: www.mocorn.org
- Phone: 573-893-4181
- Fax: (573) 893-4612
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Address: 3118 Emerald Lane Jefferson City, MO 65109
The Missouri Corn Growers Association was established in 1978 and it consists of farmers who are trying hard to increase the profitability of corn production.
They have noticed the importance of involving young people to take part in developing and expanding the field of agriculture, thus they decided to support their education through the scholarship.
The Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council award seven college juniors and high school seniors who show extraordinary academic achievements and financial need.
The award is $1000 per person.
If you are a high school senior winner of the scholarship, the award will apply toward the freshman year of college expenses, and if you are a college junior winner, I will apply toward the senior year of expenses.
The only way of being accepted as an eligible applicant is to fulfill all the requirements set by the scholarship committee.
First requirement is that you need to be a high school student, Missouri resident from a Missouri farm or rural area who is planning to attend a two-year or four-year Missouri college or university.
Furthermore, your studies have to be related to agronomy or similar field.
The scholarship is also available to the students attending colleges and they also have be Missouri residents from a Missouri farm or rural area.
Additionally, they have to be juniors who have completed from 60 to 90 semester credit hours.
They have to be enrolled in a Missouri four-year college or university which offers degree in agronomy, agriculture and similar areas of study.
How to Apply
The Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council require that applicants must submit an application form clearly filled out with honest answers.
The additional documentation which has to be submitted is the official high school or college transcript and at least one letter of recommendation.
All these should be sent to the Missouri Corn office by February 15th, which is the official deadline for the application closure.
If your application makes you a selected applicant, you will have to assist in staffing one of the following Missouri Corn events such as golf tournaments, clay shoots, fairs, conferences or other events designated by Missouri Corn in order to finish the scholarship requirements.