Bayer Crop Science Scholarships
Bayer CropScience, an agricultural chemical company based in Research Triangle Park, N.C., provides three scholarships to students studying Agricultural and Extension Education. Selection is based upon academic ability, interest in agriculture, leadership potential, and extracurricular activities. The $2,500 award is renewable annually if the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress.
Ernest R. Ellis Agricultural and Extension Education Award
This scholarship fund was established for students majoring in Agricultural and Extension Education, with priority given to students from the Piedmont area of North Carolina. A strong academic record is a major consideration for this scholarship. The scholarship award is $640.
Kilgore-Poe Endowed Scholarship in Agricultural Education
A Kilgore-Poe Scholarship recipient in Agricultural Education is chosen annually. The amount of the scholarship is dependent upon income generated by the endowment. Currently, the scholarship award is $1,105.
Marvin P. Taylor Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate from eastern North Carolina majoring in Agricultural Education or Agricultural Extension Education. The student must have a satisfactory academic record at NC State University. Applicants who are juniors or seniors with demonstrated financial need and academic merit will be given preferential consideration. The award is renewable if the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress. The amount of the scholarship is dependent upon income generated by the endowment. The scholarship amount is currently $1,285.
Philip Morris USA Merit Awards in Agricultural Education
Philip Morris USA provides three scholarships to Agricultural Education students. Selection is based on leadership activities in the FFA, extracurricular activities, interest in agricultural education, leadership, and the potential for academic success. The award is renewable if the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress. Current award amount is $2,000.
Sam Dewar Endowed Scholarship
A scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate enrolled in or accepted into the Agricultural Education major. Applicants must be former or current FFA members. The award is renewable if the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress. The amount of the scholarship is dependent upon income generated by the endowment. The scholarship amount is currently $1,405.
Zack and Mary Ladd Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship program is for students majoring in Agricultural Education, with Yadkin County students given first priority, followed by North Carolina residents. The primary consideration for the scholarship is academic performance, with financial need a secondary consideration. The amount of the scholarship is currently $1,380. The scholarship is renewable based on the recommendation of the department.