The Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council continue the longstanding tradition of awarding seven eligible students with $1,000 scholarships in 2022. Applications for the Missouri Corn Scholarship Program are now open to high school seniors and college juniors seeking For a degree in Agricultural Engineering or related field of Agriculture.
“We think this is a great opportunity to invest in the future of our industry,” said Missouri State Scholarship Commission Chairman Brian Lyman of Versailles. “As a board, we see tremendous potential for our young people to make great strides in moving agriculture forward and we want to see all Missouri students pursuing degrees focused on agriculture and agriculture apply. We hope these students keep participating throughout their careers whether they return to the farm, Or get involved in agribusiness, or simply use their voices to advocate on behalf of farmers.”
Applications for the 2022 Missouri Corn Scholarships are available for download on the Missouri Corn website under the Resources tab. Interested students may also call the Missouri Corn office at (800) 827-4181 to request an application. Students must submit an application form, an official high school or college transcript, and at least one letter of recommendation to the Missouri Corn office by February 11, 2022, to be eligible.
High school applicants must be a Missouri resident from a Missouri farm or rural area. They must be planning to attend a two- or four-year college or university of Missouri majoring in agricultural engineering or an agricultural-related field. Scholarship funds will be applied to the first year of college expenses for the high school winners.
College applicants must also be a Missouri resident from a Missouri farm or rural area, and currently enrolled in a four-year Missouri college or university and major in agronomy or an agriculture-related field. Scholarship funds will be applied to the first-year expenses of the College winners.
The Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee will review applications, and recipients will be notified by mail on or before April 15, 2022. To learn more about Missouri Corn programs, visit the Missouri Corn website.