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 sponsor four scholarships for its student members. Each year TCPA awards two $1,000 scholarships in each of the following categories:

  • High school senior as of January 1, 2022
  • Current college or university undergraduate student as of January 1, 2022

Applications open Oct. 1, 2021, and close January 31, 2022.

Eligibility Requirements

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

Applications are due January 31, 2022! Select “Texas Corn Producers Association Scholarships” to ensure you apply for our state-level scholarships.

Apply Now!

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 are available to:

  • Technical School/Community College Scholarship Program
    • Five scholarships available
    • $1,000 per scholarship
    • For students pursuing a degree at a technical school or community college
  •  NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence Scholarship Program
    • Five scholarships available
    • $1,500 per scholarship
    • For undergraduate students pursuing degrees in any field, provided by BASF Corporation and NCGA
  •  Graduate Student Scholarship Program
    • One scholarship available
    • $2,500 scholarship
    • For a graduate student whose area of study will benefit the corn sector

It’s now easier than ever to apply for both TCPA and NCGA scholarship opportunities! Students can apply to both TCPA and NCGA scholarships using one application. All scholarship applications open on October 1, 2021, and close on January 31, 2022. You must be a student or grower member of TCPA to qualify for all scholarship opportunities.

Be sure to select “Texas Corn Producers Association Scholarships” as well as any NCGA scholarships you would like to be considered for when applying.

Complete one application now to be considered for both TCPA & NCGA scholarship opportunities.

Apply by Jan. 31

2020 TCPA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 2020 scholarship recipients!

High School Recipients:

  • Carolyn Trevino of Franklin, Texas, attends Franklin High School. Carolyn plans to study agricultural economics at Texas A&M University in the fall.
  • Luke Read of Temple, Texas, attends Belton High School. Luke plans to study biological and agricultural engineering at Texas A&M University in the fall.

College Recipients:

  • Chris Barron of College Station, Texas, is a freshman at Texas A&M University studying plant and environmental soil science.
  • JB Stegall of Dalhart, Texas, is a junior at Texas A&M University and is studying agricultural systems management.

Read more about the 2020 scholarship recipients HERE.