Are you or is someone you know considering a career in crop sciences?
The ag industry is full of career opportunities. From researchers and engineers to sales and PR representatives, if you have a love of crop sciences, we have the job for you. Just look at the many job prospects that could be within your reach:
Apply for a $4,000 Crop Sciences Scholarship from ISA
ISA, with funding from the soybean checkoff, is investing in the future of agriculture. Offering up to 10 scholarships worth $4,000 each for the 2014-15 school year, we encourage crop science majors entering their junior year to apply. Studies must be completed at one of Illinois' four ag universities:
To be eligible, all applicants must be students beginning their junior year or transfer students enrolling in one of the participating schools as a junior. Students interested in applying for the scholarship must plan to follow an agricultural course of study with a major in crop production or a crop science discipline -- including breeding, biotechnology, plant pathology, weed management or crop management -- with an emphasis on soybeans. Awarding of scholarships will be based on exceptional academic ability, leadership and financial need, and the individuals who receive the scholarships also will be encouraged to find on-campus employment in soybean research, attend graduate school and choose a career in soybean research.
How to Apply
Guidelines, applications and an activities template are available at www.iaafoundation.org, beginning December 1, 2013 through the application deadline, February 1, 2014. We have also supplied you with a list of FAQs.
Want to Learn More?
Download the 2014-2015 ISA Soybean scholarship brochure. Or take a look at how past participants have benefited from the ISA crop sciences scholarship by doing the following:
Please direct any questions to the program administrator at the IAA Foundation, by calling (309) 557-2230 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.