Thursday, June 12, 2014

Monsanto Scholarship for BDPA Students (Deadline: 7/15/2014)

BDPA is proud to partner with Monsanto Company to provide $10,000 in annual scholarships to students with an interest in pursuing or continuing a 4 year academic program related to Information Technology. The Monsanto Scholarships for BDPA Students will provide four $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school or college students to assist with their studies.

The scholarships will be offered at both the national and local level:
To be eligible, applicants must:
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Be a graduating high school senior or college student in good academic standing
  • Be a member of BDPA
  • Complete the Monsanto BDPA Scholarship application packet
  • Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Must not be related to any employee actively working in Monsanto
Complete Monsanto BDPA Scholarship Application packet must include:
  • Complete Scholarship Application Form
  • Current transcript
  • Essay on “How has Information Technology impacted Agriculture” (500 words max)
Download the application at

All application materials must be RECEIVED on or before July 15, 2014 in order to be eligible. Incomplete applications will not be considered! Monsanto will announce the scholarship winners during the 2014 National BDPA Technology Conference in Indianapolis, IN.

Past winners include Della Anjeh (Pomona College), Jala Cruz (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis) and Alex Marcellus (Purdue University).

For more information, please contact:
BDPA Education and Technology Foundation
Phone: (513) 284-4968
Fax: (202) 318-2194

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