Oct 20, 2010  |  Today's News |  Public Outreach

The National Corn Growers Association and chemical company BASF Corporation will again award five $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field.


Applicants for the NCGA Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship Program must be entering at least their second undergraduate year or any year of graduate study, and they or a parent or legal guardian must be an NCGA member. Scholarship applications must be postmarked on or before December 10, 2010.


Scholarship recipients will be selected in early 2011. Recipients and a parent or guardian will enjoy travel and lodging to attend a portion of the 2011 Commodity Classic in Tampa, FL, to be recognized at the NCGA Banquet and have the opportunity to learn more about modern agriculture.

This is the fourth year for the partnership between BASF and NCGA.


Complete details and a scholarship application are available on the National Corn Growers website.


BASF is the world’s leading chemical company – The Chemical Company. With about 97,000 employees, six Verbund sites and close to 330 production sites worldwide BASF serves customers and partners in almost all countries of the world. In 2008, BASF posted sales of €62.3 billion and income before special items of approximately €6.9 billion. They help their customers to be more successful through intelligent system solutions and high-quality products. Through new technologies BASF can tap into additional market opportunities. The company conducts their business in accordance with the principles of sustainable development. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at