The 2013-2014 Secure Optimal Yield Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time scholarship award presented to a High School Senior who is plans to pursue Agriculture as a degree area of study at any accredited College or University next school year. The scholarship is managed by the American Soybean Association and is made possible through a grant by BASF Corporation. There are specific academic, agriculture leadership, and ASA membership requirements to apply. An essay submission is also required.
Deadline to apply is November 15, 2012. Final Selection will be made the first week of December. The winner will be notified prior to an official announcement made in March 2013, during the annual Commodity Classic convention and trade show in Kissimmee, FL. BASF sponsors the winner and one parent to attend Commodity Classic for two days to participate and receive special recognition at the ASA Awards Banquet. See the attached link for specific scholarship requirements.
For more information and to apply go to: www.soygrowers.com/soy/scholarship.htm