The Corn Producers Association of Texas is proud to again sponsor two scholarships for its youth members. This year, CPAT will award one $1,000 scholarship in each of the following categories:
How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a typed essay, meeting the following requirements:
Judging will be based on shown knowledge of subject, as well as grammar, spelling and punctuation.
For any questions, call the CPAT office at 806.763.CORN (2676) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply today! CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION
Thanks to the many CPAT youth members who took the time to apply for the 2016-17 CPAT scholarship!
This year’s high school winner is Justin Brown, a Tulia High School student. He plans to attend West Texas A&M University to pursue a degree in agricultural engineering. Brown submitted an essay focused on water conservation through the implementation of more efficient irrigation practices.
The collegiate winner is Joshua Patton, a student at West Texas A&M University. He is pursuing a plant, soil, and environmental sciences major. Patton wrote about the consolidation of agricultural chemical, biotechnology, and seed companies.
Each recipient received $1,000 toward their college education.
Members of the CPAT are also eligible for the NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship sponsored by BASF.
The National Corn Growers Association and BASF Corporation will award five $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field.
Recipients and a parent or guardian enjoy travel and lodging to attend the Commodity Classic, to be recognized at the NCGA Banquet and have the opportunity to learn more about modern agriculture.