Friday, December 7, 2018

Apply to the Cargill Scholars Program by March 1, 2019

The Cargill Global Scholars Program is accepting applications from freshmen and sophomore students for their two-year leadership development program.
Build your future as a leader!

The Cargill Global Scholars Program is accepting applications for its two-year leadership development program. Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing students pursuing science, technology, engineering, math, international relations, and business related studies.

The Cargill Global Scholars Program provides financial support and leadership development to undergraduate students from around the world through seminars, networking, presentations, one-on-one mentoring, and an alumni network.

Students in these fields of interest are encouraged to apply:

  • Agriculture-related fields
  • Business
  • Computer science
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Food science
  • International relations
  • Political science
  • Public policy

Ten scholars will be chosen in the United States for the seventh cohort of the Cargill Global Scholars Program. The scholars will receive:
  • Annual scholarship award of $2,500 for up to two years
  • Fully funded travel and participation to attend two leadership development seminars held during summer 2019 and summer 2020
  • In-person networking with fellow scholars from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Russia
  • One-on-one mentorship from Cargill executives in the United States and abroad
  • Membership in the Cargill Global Scholars Alumni community

Students are eligible if they:
  • Are in their freshmen or sophomore year of undergraduate studies
  • Are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Demonstrate high academic performance and leadership potential

The application deadline is Friday, March 1, 2019.

To access the application or learn more, visit the Cargill Global Scholars website.

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