Monsanto Graduate Student Scholarship

Monsanto Graduate Student Scholarship

Every year, approximately 25,000 agricultural jobs go unfilled due to a lack of qualified applicants. Agriculture is more than just farming—it’s thousands of careers in a variety of fields, including science, technology, engineering, math and much more. Hence Monsanto Company is pleased to offer Monsanto Graduate Student Scholarship Program. Monsanto is committed to recognizing high-achieving underrepresented students pursuing degrees in agriculture and STEM-related fields through their scholarship program. Upto $25,000 scholarship award will be given to the winning candidates.

Monsanto is a sustainable agriculture company. They deliver agricultural products that support farmers all around the world. They also manufacture Roundup branded herbicides and other herbicides used by farmers, consumers, and lawn-and-garden professionals.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizen or legal resident and a minority student
  • Enrolled or admitted in a Master of Science degree program with an emphasis in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math at an accredited college or university in the U.S
  • In good standing, demonstrating academic excellence
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Ph.D. candidates not eligible to apply

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply online through the given link: http://www.monsanto.com/careers/pages/student-grad-scholarship.aspx

Supporting Documents:

  • College transcript
  • Three letters of reference
  • Personal statement (300-word maximum) describing professional and career goals relating to the reasons for his/her desire to enter a profession in a STEM field

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Administered by Monsanto
  • Awards will be distributed directly to the university in compliance with their school policy
  • Awards can be applied to tuition, books, and fees
  • Awards not to exceed $25,000
  • Awards distributed annually in August

Application Deadline:

The application is open from September 1 – May 1, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://www.monsanto.com/careers/pages/student-scholarships.aspx

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