Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship essay contest under way

Published online: Jan 17, 2014
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GREENSBORO, N.C,-Syngenta recently announced the launch of the new national Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship essay contest.

Student essays will cover the topic of how to educate the public on timely agricultural issues. The application deadline is April 15.

"Syngenta is excited to identify college students who have a passion to educate the public on current agricultural issues and dream of being tomorrow's agriculture industry leaders," said Mary Streett DeMers, Syngenta senior communications. "We look forward to receiving applications and learning more about the next generation of ag."

College students enrolled as of spring 2014 in an accredited agriculture program at a U.S. land grant university will be eligible to compete for $20,000 in scholarship awards.

For additional information, including how to apply for the scholarship online, visit

The scholarship will be awarded and presented to the winners in November 2014.