United Producers Inc. (UPI) is excited to support the future generation of agriculture through a new scholarship opportunity.
UPI is offering one $1000 scholarship in each of its 16 districts to deserving high school students pursuing agriculture degrees.
“The future of agriculture depends highly on those who are currently considering and pursuing a career in this critical industry,” said Dennis Bolling, President and CEO, United Producers Inc. “We want to do all we can to encourage students who have an interest in agribusiness, farming, veterinary medicine or other agriculture-based industries to pursue their careers, and this is our way of helping them do so.”
Applicants must be a Preferred Member of UPI or a child of a Preferred Member, a graduating high school senior, and enrolled in a college or technical school studying an agriculture-related field. Completed applications and essays must be postmarked by April 1, 2011.
Visit www.uproducers.com for more information and to download an application form.