A committee of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) grower leaders announced the finalists for the 2023 NCGA Scholarship Programs. Twelve students will be awarded scholarships for the fall 2023 semester. NCGA is proud to support these programs in partnership with BASF Corporation.
“NCGA works to build a strong future for corn farmers in all programs. These scholarships provide an important investment in building tomorrow’s ag industry leaders and problem-solvers,” said NCGA Member and Consumer Engagement Action Team Chair Dan Nerud. “Given the number of quality applicants and the breadth of their talents, I am excited to see how these students will help shape the industry and find solutions that keep farms strong well into the next generation.”
Learn more about the program winners below and read their full bios.
Graduate Student Scholarship Winners:
Maxwell Harman, Michigan State University
Autumn Mclaughlin, University of Tennessee
William C. Berg Academic Excellence Scholarship Winners:
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Molly Niewoehner, Iowa State University
Delaney Nichols, Iowa State University
Tyler Schneider, West Texas A&M University
Kiley Holbrook, The Ohio State University
Natalie Beckendorf, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Madison Kreifels, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Technical School and Community College Scholarship Winners:
Erik Keeton, Lincoln Land Community College
Carli Wright, Black Hawk College – East Campus
Riley Hudnall, Murray State University
Aaron Kendrick, Black Hawk College – East Campus
Congratulations to this outstanding group of students and thank you to all applicants for their interest.