Des Moines, IA, (October 15, 2019) – Feed Energy announced today that for the eighth consecutive year it is offering “Excellence in Ag” scholarships. Four $1,500 scholarships will be awarded. Recipients will include two undergraduate students and two graduate students pursuing an advanced degree. Interested students can find more information and apply for the scholarship at http://www.feedenergy.com/scholarship. The application deadline is November 25, 2019.
To be eligible students must meet specific requirements, including attending a college or university in Iowa or at Kansas State University. They must be majoring in animal science, food science, life sciences or an agriculture field, be a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student, and have a 3.0 to 4.0 GPA. The four scholarship recipients will be chosen based on their resume, references, and a two-page essay.
“Attracting the best and brightest students into agriculture – a most noble profession – is our goal,” said Robert G. Riley Jr., Chairman of the Board. “These scholarships expose students to the universe of possibilities in the agricultural industry. Unleashing innovation and talent into this space will return dividends to the industry and to Iowa many times over.”