Merchandising Skill Building Program


Application Deadline for Spring 2023 Semester: November 20, 2022

 Applicant Information
*First and Last Name
* Home Address (Street Address)
Address line 2
*Zip/Postal Code
*Phone Number

*Date of Birth
Parent/Guardian Name
*Name of College you have applied to or attend
*Academic Major
Academic Minor
* Are you planning a 4-year degree?

*Desired Career
* School Street Address
Address line 2
*Zip/Postal Code

*High School Graduation Date
*GPA (Grade Point Average)
ACT Score
SAT Score
Class Rank/Size



Please e-mail the following to

A Personal Profile telling your story, including:

  • A cover letter detailing your interest of study.
  • A brief statement written by applicant detailing the value of a career in any area of the grain industry or associated enterprise to the citizens of North America.
  • A statement of your financial need. Outline current year anticipated costs and sources of funds. Include detailed information about other scholarships, Pell Grants, student loans, and personal or family contribution to your costs.
  • Work and/or Volunteer Activities. A list and description of your participation in the community and volunteer work, as well as work related experiences during high school, college and/or current employment in ag-related business. Include work on a family farm, employer/supervisor contact information, dates of employment, and the numbers of hours worked per week during the school year.


  • Transcript from your high school or current college (including the grading scale for your school) or most recent evidence of achievement.
  • Letter of recommendation from an individual in the grain industry or associated enterprise as to the character and accomplishments of applicant.
  • Applicant Information from online form.

NOTICE: Plagiarism by the applicant in the applicant’s submitted statements may be grounds for disqualification of the applicant.

The Agriculture Scholarship Centre shall condition the award of the scholarship to a graduating high school senior, college student, full time employee in a grain related business or other approved applicant upon:

  1. The proposed recipient’s admission to or continuing enrollment in a college/university or continuing education program.
  2. Receiving an outline of the student’s proposed course of study for the next semester at said college/university or continuing education program reporting the enrolled agriculture course(s).


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