Posted: November 1, 2022

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is proud to support four scholarship programs for four distinct audiences:

  • Research Ambassador Program
  • Technical School / Community College Scholarship Program
    • Five $1,000 scholarships for students pursuing a degree at a technical school or community college.
  • William C. Berg Academic Excellence Scholarship
    • Five $1,500 scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing degrees in any field, provided by BASF Corporation and NCGA.
  • Graduate Student Scholarship Program
    • Two $2,500 scholarship for graduate student whose area of study will benefit the corn sector.

To Apply:

  • Students or a parent/guardian must be a member of the NCGA. Past scholarship winners and employees and the families of employees of any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or the NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • The scholarship application deadline is Tuesday, January 31, 2023.
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In addition to these programs offered at a national level, many State Corn Associations also offer scholarship opportunities to students from their state.

About the National Corn Growers Association

Founded in 1957, the National Corn Growers Association represents nearly 40,000 dues-paying corn farmers nationwide and the interests of more than 300,000 growers who contribute through corn checkoff programs in their states. NCGA and its 50 affiliated state organizations work together to create and increase opportunities for corn growers.