Scholarships

When students join the Texas Corn Producers Association (TCPA), they gain access to a number of benefits and a great résumé booster. Plus, TCPA membership makes students eligible for scholarships at both the state and national levels. Student membership is a $20 investment with the potential of great returns for students — join today!

Texas Corn Producers Association Scholarships

TCPA is proud to again sponsor four scholarships for its student members. This year, TCPA will award two $1,000 scholarships in each of the following categories:

  • High school senior as of January 1, 2021
  • Current college or university undergraduate student as of January 1, 2021

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must attend/plan to attend a Texas college or university full time
  • Current TCPA and TCPB directors’ children are not eligible

How to Apply

Complete the online application form below and submit a written essay meeting the following requirements:

  • Explain what you believe is a pertinent issue/problem facing corn producers today and ways the industry can overcome the challenge.
  • Essay is to have a maximum of 500 words.
  • Applicants are encouraged to provide a recommendation letter.
  • All entries must be submitted electronically by 5 p.m. January 1, 2021

Judging will be based on shown knowledge of subject, as well as grammar, spelling and punctuation.

All student scholarship entries must be submitted electronically by 5 p.m. on January 1, 2021.

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National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Scholarship

Included with the TCPA student membership is a complimentary membership with National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) — making students eligible for even more benefits and national scholarship opportunities. Opportunities made available by NCGA and BASF are available to:

  • Undergraduate students studying agriculture
    • Five scholarships available
    • $1,500 per scholarship
  • Students enrolled in a community college or technical school
    • Five scholarships available
    • $1,000 per scholarship
  • A graduate or PhD student whose area of study will benefit the
    corn industry

    • One $2,500 scholarship available

Basic Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be an NCGA member or son/daughter of an NCGA member.
  • Employees and the families of employees of NCGA or any division of BASF or their subsidiaries are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • Scholarships are for one year. Previous recipients may not apply.
  • Applications are due December 4, 2020
  • Details highlighting specific scholarship requirements can be found on NCGA’s website: NCGA.com/Scholarship-Programs

Get the details about opportunities available at the national level!

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2019 TCPA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 2019 scholarship recipients!

In the high school division:

  • Clara Steglich – Holland, Texas.
  • Preston Dallmeyer – Poth, Texas.

In the collegiate division:

  • Kendall Stone – Caldwell, Texas.
  • Savannah Wesley – Tulia, Texas.

Read more about the 2019 scholarship recipients here.

For questions regarding scholarships or additional educational opportunities, email us!

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