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Scholarships

Missouri Corn Scholarships

This year, the Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council will award seven deserving college juniors and high school seniors $1000 scholarships for the 2016-2017 school year.

Applicants must submit an application form, official high school or college transcript and at least one letter of recommendation to the Missouri Corn office by February 12, 2016. Good luck!

Download applications for 2016 Missouri Corn Scholarship Program

High School Seniors: PDF Application – OR – MS Word Application
 
College Juniors: PDF Application – OR – MS Word Application

A helpful hint: save the files on your local computer before you begin work to avoid losing your changes.  (One way to do so: right-click on the form you wish to download, then use the “Save Target As” option to save on your local hard drive.)

PDFPDF Applications require Adobe Acrobat to download.
 
If you are having problems with the downloadable forms, please send an email for scholarship assistance to hblack@mocorn.org before February 12, 2016 or call the Missouri Corn office at (573) 893-4181 to request copies of the applications.

General Information
High school applicants must be Missouri residents from a Missouri farm or rural area. They must also plan to attend a two-year or four-year Missouri college or university and major in agronomy or related field. The scholarship funds will apply toward the freshman year of college expenses for high school senior winners.

College applicants must also be Missouri residents from a Missouri farm or rural area, and currently be a junior, having completed at least 60, but fewer than 90 semester credit hours, enrolled in a Missouri four-year college or university majoring in the field of agronomy or related field during the time of application. The scholarship funds will apply toward the senior year of expenses for college junior winners.

Upon selection, all recipients must assist in staffing one of the following Missouri Corn events to complete the scholarship requirements: golf tournaments, clay shoots, fairs, conferences or other events designated by Missouri Corn.


Missouri Corn Scholarship Program — 2015 Winners

Missouri Corn awarded a total of $7,000 to deserving and outstanding students this year. Missouri high school seniors and college students entering their senior year pursuing a degree in agronomy or related field were eligible. Congratulations go out to the following 2015 Missouri Corn Scholarship recipients:

  • Dane Brammer, Gallatin – attending the University of Missouri
  • Anthony Weydert, Glasgow – attending Northwest Missouri State University
  • Jacob Beauchamp, Macon – attending Northwest Missouri State University
  • Brant Francis, Paris – attending the University of Missouri
  • Levi Banner, Wellington – attending the University of Missouri
  • Clinton Smith, Warrensburg – attending the University of Central Missouri
  • Zachary Aldrich, Neosho – attending Missouri State University