Agriculture scholarships now available to local students
Special to The Herald
The agriculture industry is one of great importance. Today s agriculture professionals are part of a vital group of unsung heroes that contribute to feeding and clothing the world as they make a positive impact on the American economy. Monsanto Company recognizes the importance of investing in the next generation of hard-working agricultural professionals, which is why Monsanto and the National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB) are proud to announce an open call for applications for the 2011 Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship Program.
High school seniors pursuing careers in agriculture are eligible to apply for a $1,500 Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship award. To ensure the future of American agriculture, these scholarships help provide financial assistance to students based on their academic achievement and leadership skills. First established in 1999, the program has awarded nearly $1.6 million in scholarships. -------for the rest of the story see The Yazoo Herald printed edition or subscribe to the Digital Edition.----------