Students who are advocates for agriculture and plan to pursue higher education can apply for a scholarship from Agfinity, Inc., one of the largest and most prominent agricultural retailers in Colorado
The farmer owned and locally operated cooperative stated in a press release that their 2022 Scholarship Program is intended to give back and invest in their local communities. A total of 20 Stalwart Agfinity scholarships will be awarded: one $10,000, five $5,000, and fourteen $1,000 scholarships for students pursuing higher education.
“We believe in hard work and making a positive impact. We also understand the importance of investing in the future of agriculture. That is why we created the Stalwart Agfinity Scholarship Program. As this program grows, it is our hope that the scholarship recipients will become lifelong learners and advocates for agriculture. Agfinity is committed to this great program for all the right reasons and committed to the communities we serve.” said Jason Brancel, President and CEO of Agfinity, Inc.
The application for the scholarship program is a 2-step process. First, the student must submit their 1,000-word essay answering the following prompt, “Tell us about yourself and your career goals”. Second, the student must submit their 1-minute video answering the following prompt, “How has agriculture impacted your passion to pursue higher education and how will you continue to be an agriculture advocate throughout your career?”.
Applications are due by Thursday, March 10, 2022, 11:59 PM MST and can be submitted on the website, agfinityinc.com.
Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors or current college students who plan to attend or are attending an accredited college, university, junior college, or community college. Applicants for the Stalwart Agfinity Scholarship must have a minimum cumulative grade average point of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
Additional details regarding the scholarship requirements and guidelines can be found at agfinityinc.com/about-us/community-support/2022-stalwart-agfinity-scholarship-program.