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October 31, 2018 at 10:49 am

Scholarships Available for Students in Agriculture-Related Fields

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation is pleased to offer $44,000 in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate Students for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies related to the soybean industry and the field of agriculture. The deadline to apply is Jan. 11, 2019, by 5 p.m. Applications are available at www.soyohio.org/scholarship.

Undergraduate scholarships:

  • Six undergraduate scholarships of up to $3,000 each
  • One $3,000 FLM Harvest Excellence in Communications Scholarship, which was founded to provide resources to young people with a passion for agricultural business or agricultural communication.
  • One $3,000 Robinson W. Joslin Scholarship, which was established to recognize a student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership potential.
  • One $5,000 Bhima Vijayendran Scholarship, named to honor Vijayendran’s contributions to the soybean industry through his scientific research and commercialization activities at Battelle. This scholarship was founded to support those pursuing a degree related to science, technology or soybean research.

Undergraduate Eligibility: Applicants must be Ohio residents enrolled as full-time students at an Ohio college or university, having attained at least sophomore status by the fall of 2019, with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Eligible majors include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, molecular biology, chemistry, engineering, biotechnology, bioenergy, biofuels, food science, crop science, environmental science, agricultural communications, agricultural business, agricultural education or any of the agricultural disciplines or related fields.

Graduate scholarships:

  • Three scholarships of up to $5,000 each

Graduate Eligibility: Students must be enrolled as full-time graduate students at an Ohio college or university. Applicants must be conducting research in bioproducts, biotechnology, biobased materials, bioengineering, biopolymers or a related field, and must be focused on advancing the soybean industry. Applicants must have proof of legal residency in the United States.

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports scientific research and educational opportunities to the benefit of the soybean industry. We appreciate your assistance.  Please contact us if you have any questions or suggestions.

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