Thank you for applying for Iowa Corn’s Future of Iowa Agriculture Scholarship Program. This scholarship program provides support for those who are preparing themselves through college programs to enter the agriculture industry. Sixteen (16) $1,000 one-year scholarships will be awarded to deserving, qualified students enrolled at an accredited U.S. 2-year or 4-year junior college, college or university, or graduate school, in a program of study that can equip the student to contribute to the agriculture industry in Iowa.  Eight (8) $1,000 “First-year Scholarships” are reserved for high school seniors entering their first year of college, one from each Iowa Corn District Field Manager territory. Eight (8) $1,000 “Upperclassmen Scholarships” are reserved for students entering their second, third, or fourth year of college, or who are enrolled in a graduate program. Please contact Lindsay Calvert at lcalvert@iowacorn.org or 515-225-9142 with any questions.
 
APPLICATION CHECKLIST
  • 2 essay questions
  • Current résumé
  • Proof that you are seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited junior college, college or university (transcript will suffice for upperclassmen - entering freshmen should submit letter of acceptance or other form from your college registrar).
  • One letter of recommendation (letters should be from non-family members)

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* 1. First Name:

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* 2. Last Name:

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* 3. Email Address:

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* 4. Full Home Address:

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* 5. Full School Address (if different from home):

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* 6. Phone Number:

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* 7. College I am/will be attending:

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* 8. Current Year in School & Major

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* 9. ICGA Member Name (self or parent/guardian) & ICGA Member Number (if unsure, call ICGA office to verify)

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* 10. Please provide an essay of 250 words or less.
What do you believe is one of the biggest issues affecting corn markets in the next 2-3 years? (we recommend typing your essay in a word document first and copying and pasting here)

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* 11. Please provide an essay of 250 words or less. How should Iowa corn checkoff and Iowa Corn Growers Association evolve to face the evolving needs of future agriculturist and farmers? (we recommend typing your essay in a word document first and copying and pasting here)

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* 12. Resume

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* 13. Letter of Recommendation

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* 14. Proof you’re seeking or enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree

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