Syngenta will sponsor the Syngenta Almond Scholarship program for the second year. The scholarship will close on August 31, 2011. Applications are currently being accepted online and via mail. The $5,000 scholarship opportunity is available to students who currently reside or attend school in California and who meet one of these requirements: 1) high school senior involved in the almond-growing industry or a member of 4-H or FFA; or 2) college freshman, sophomore or junior involved in the almond-growing industry or a member of 4-H or FFA.
The scholarship will be awarded and presented to the winner in November 2011 prior to the 2012 spring semester of school. In addition, the winner will receive the $5,000 scholarship and be recognized at the Almond Industry Conference December 2011. Applications must be submitted by August 31, 2011.
Applications must include contact information, school involvement including FFA or 4-H and involvement in the almond industry. An essay that does not exceed 700 words that addresses the topic of doubling production by 2050. For more information contact Meredith Brown at [email protected].