County corn associations offer scholarships to local students

County corn grower associations throughout Minnesota are offering scholarships to local students interested in a career in agriculture. Ranging from $500 to more than $3,000, below you will find information on each and how you can apply.

With due dates coming fast, be sure to find your local county organization and apply today!

Dakota/Rice County Corn & Soybean Growers: Apply here

  • Who qualifies: High school seniors planning on studying an agriculture-related field
  • Amount: $3,200
  • Deadline: March 14
  • The recipient of the scholarship will also receive a sponsorship to attend the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leadership Conference

Dodge County Corn & Soybean Growers: Learn more here and apply here

  • Who qualifies: High school seniors planning on studying an agriculture-related field
  • Amount: $750-$3,200
  • Deadline: March 1
  • The recipient of the AFA Leader and Academic Scholarship will also receive a sponsorship to attend the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leadership Conference

Freeborn County Corn Growers: Apply here

  • Who qualifies: High school seniors planning on studying an agriculture-related field
  • Amount: $500-$2,500
  • Deadline: March 14
  • The recipient of the scholarship will also receive a sponsorship to attend the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leadership Conference

Goodhue/North Wabasha County Corn Growers: Apply here

  • Who qualifies: High school seniors planning on studying an agriculture-related field
  • Amount: $500-$2,500
  • Deadline: March 14
  • The recipient of the scholarship will also receive a sponsorship to attend the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leadership Conference

Le Sueur/Scott County Corn & Soybean Growers: Apply here

  • Who qualifies: Students enrolled in a career program that is ag-related or directly supports the ag industry
  • Amount: $1,000 (two available)
  • Deadline: April 9

Nicollet/Sibley County Corn & Soybean Growers: Apply here

  • Who qualifies: Students already or will be enrolled in a career program that is ag-related or directly supports the ag industry
  • Amount: $750 (three available in each county)
  • Deadline: April 13

Norman County Corn & Soybean Growers: Learn more here and apply here

  • Who qualifies: Students active in agriculture who wish to pursue an education in soybean agronomy, soil science, soybean genetics, large animal vet or animal nutrition
  • Amount: $500 (two available)
  • Deadline: March 15

Otter Tail & Grant County Corn & Soybean Growers: Learn more here

  • Who qualifies: High school seniors who wish to pursue an education in agriculture
  • Amount: $500 (two available)
  • Deadline: April 6

Pennington/Red Lake County Corn & Soybean Growers: Learn more here and apply here

  • Who qualifies: High school juniors and seniors active in agriculture who wish to pursue an education in in soybean/corn agronomy, soil science, soybean/corn genetics, food sciences, animal nutrition or large animal veterinary
  • Amount: $500 (four available)
  • Deadline: March 15

Redwood County Corn & Soybean Growers: Learn more here.

  • Who qualifies: High school seniors who have a parent who is an active member of the Minnesota Corn and Soybean Growers.
  • Amount: $500 (two available)
  • Deadline: March 23

Winona County Corn Growers: Contact Jack La Valla to apply at Jack.LaValla@riverland.edu.

  • Who qualifies: High school seniors planning on studying an agriculture-related field
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 14
  • The recipient of the scholarship will also receive a sponsorship to attend the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leadership Conference

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