The scholarships will be offered at both the national and local level:
- Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded through the BDPA Education and Technology Foundation.
- Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded through the BDPA St. Louis chapter with an emphasis on past or present High School Computer Competition team members.
- 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 Scholarship Application Form
- Current transcript
- Essay on “How has Information Technology impacted Agriculture” (500 words max)
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