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NCGA, BASF Accepting Applications for 2017 Ag Scholarships

The National Corn Growers Association is again offering its William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship thanks to the sponsorship of BASF Corporation.

Five $1,000 scholarships are available to college students (sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students and Ph.D. candidates) who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an agricultural, agribusiness or an ag-vocation field.

The five scholarship winners will be recognized at NCGA's annual trade show and convention, Commodity Classic, which will be held on March 2-4, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas.

Applicants or a parent/guardian must be a member of NCGA. Funds are for the 2017-2018 school year. Past scholarship winners, employees and the families of employees of any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship. Students may apply for membership at

Applications must be postmarked on or before December 2, 2016.

The application is available at: