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CCI Innovation in Agriculture Scholarship

Application deadline: Postmarked by April 1

This scholarship will be awarded to 4-H members or alumni who will be entering their freshman year of college. This is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship to be used toward education expenses at a post-secondary institution in the United States. Applicants must intend to pursue a degree in agriculture, with a preference for students pursuing a degree in agronomy, soil science, horticulture, plant science, ag economics, agribusiness or closely related field.

Corn Capital Innovations (CCI) was formed in Olivia, Minnesota by Steve and Summer O’Neill in 2008. The family-owned business is an industry leader that helps crop producers develop innovative farm plans that integrate the four components of profitability: crop insurance, grain marketing, financial analysis, and yield building
strategies. The O’Neill’s and many CCI employees are proud 4-H alumni.

The review committee will evaluate applicants based on scholastic achievements, career interest area, community and 4-H involvement, and leadership roles and positions.

Applicants must submit the following:

CCI Innovation in Agriculture Scholarship application

Award notices will be distributed in June. The scholarship award check will be made payable to the institution that the recipient is attending, not to the recipient name, but can be mailed to the recipient’s address.

Contact:

Attn: Scholarship committee
475 Coffey Hall
1420 Eckles Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
fourh@umn.edu or 1-612-624-2116

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