Ohio Corn & Wheat consisting of Ohio Corn Marketing Program, Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program and Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association investing in the future of our industry by understanding the importance of the next generation. The scholarship program encourages undergraduate students at Ohio colleges and universities to pursue degrees in one of the many academic fields that support the future of the soybean industry including agriculture, business, communication, economics, education, science and technology.
A Committee of Ohio Corn & Wheat board members and Ohio Corn & Wheat staff members will review applications. The Committee will request a personal interview of the final candidates, at the Ohio Corn and Wheat offices in Delaware (week of April 15 or 22, 2019). Additional arrangements can be made for the interview process if there is a scheduling conflict with the final candidates (i.e. Skype). Academy recipients will be notified by April 26, 2019.
All applications must be typed and must be received no later than Friday, March 22, 2019.
Please include three recommendation letters, one regarding the applicant’s academic abilities; one regarding the applicant’s professional qualifications; and one that speaks to the applicant’s personal qualities. Letters must come from three different people. Letters may not be written by the applicant, anyone under 21 years of age, or anyone related to the applicant or serving as a legal guardian. Please include contact information for each reference.
Collegiate leaders selected for this program will be asked to commit to a one-year of participation. Active participation and attendance will be required at various events including, but not limited to, the Washington, DC mission, the state FFA convention, the Ohio State Fair, Farm Science Review, professional development and networking events, and participation in a full-day training prior to the experience. Training dates will be determined after the selection of participants.