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External Scholarships

Other scholarships (Posted when available). (Must apply separately from Agribusiness and Applied Economics Department Scholarships.)

ND Community Foundation Monroe Scheflo Scholarship. Recipient must be from North Dakota attending college full-time and pursuing a degree in agriculture. The deadline for applying is October 15th

ND Crop Improvement & Seed Association: Available for incoming freshman and undergraduates in College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources. Application deadline is Feb. 15.

Women Involved in Farm Economics (WIFE) and Foundation for Agricultural Education and Development (FAED.)$500 scholarship for any woman entering the first or second year of college, technical or specialized training studies in the agriculture field. Please contact Phyllis Howatt, at 701-256-2151 0r email to request an application.

Scholarships for Women Comprehensive listing of women specific scholarships.

Resources for Women
Another sight with Scholarship lists and resources for women.

National Pork Industry Scholarships, All juniors and seniors in college who plan to pursue a career in swine production management or a related field, or will be seeking to attend graduate school and major in a discipline with an emphasis on swine, are invited to submit an application for one of 19 available scholarships sponsored by the Pork Checkoff, PIC and Pioneer. Applications are due by Feb. 18.

North Dakota Grain Dealers Educational Foundation: Major emphasis given to students planning careers in the grain marketing industry. Application forms available late August in Barry 500.
SunPrairie Grain: (10) - $1000 - ND students pursuing degrees in any ag-related field. Application deadline is Oct. 31.
National Cattlemen's Association -  (20) - $1500 - Awarded to outstanding students who are pursuing careers in the beef industry.
Northwest Farm Credit Services: (8) - $1000 - Awarded to college juniors or seniors regardless of major or career plans; or current Farm Credit customers from Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.
ND Corn Grower's Association [link is located under Events and Promotions]Three $1000 scholarships available.  The primary qualification is that the parents of the student must be a member of the Corn Growers Association, in addition to good academic performance.
National Corn Growers Association and BASF Corporation - five $1,000 scholarships. Undergraduate students (or later) or graduate students enrolled in agriculture, agribusiness, or ag vocation program. Must be members or dependents of a member of the National Corn Growers Association.  
ND Farm Bureau Scholarships for undergraduates and graduates. Deadline is March 15.
ND Farmers Union A number of scholarships are awarded each year. 
Paul E.R. Abrahamson Transportation and Logistics Scholarship: (Agricultural Transportation and Logistics Scholarship (2) $1,500 - Junior/Senior standing for 2013/14 school year. Ag Transportation, Logistics, and Marketing interest. Demonstrated academic performance, activities, and leadership.Deadline is February 29, 2015.
Paul E.R. Abrahamson Memorial Scholarship:$1000 - Sophomore or Junior from North Dakota majoring in any discipline in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources.
North Dakota Stockman's Association $500 is awarded annually to a college sophomore majoring in animal science, range science, pre-veterinary medicine, agribusiness, agricultural communications, farm and ranch management or other ag related field.
National Poultry & Food Distributors Association: $1,500 - open to juniors or seniors in poultry science, food science, agricultural economics/marketing, nutrition, and other areas related to poultry industry. Application deadline is May 31.
Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative Food and Nutrition Scholarship: $1,000 - open to Minn-dak shareholders/growers. Contact Minn-dak Cooperative 701-671-1349.
Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship: Open to college students. Students apply through submitting a 750 - 1, 000 word essay. More information at:
The WTS Foundation Scholarships -  awards to women who are pursuing careers in transportation through undergraduate and graduate programs.
Colvin Scholarship Foundation and Certified Angus Beef LLC - $8,500 in scholarships awarded - junior or senior demonstrating a commitment to the beef industry through the pursuit of meat science, food science, animal science, marketing, business, communications, journalism, or other degree related to the beef industry.
Twin Cities Roundtable, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals - Opportunities open to students enrolled in an accredited college or university located in the states of MN, ND, SD, and Western WI with interest in supply chain management, transportation, and/or logistics.
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