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Nebraska Coop Council Offers Scholarships

December 11, 2018

The Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation will provide nine scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year to students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR), the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) at Curtis, and the University of Nebraska-Kearney (UNK).

The NCCEF scholarship program includes:

  • Six $2,500 scholarships in honor of Michael S. Turner–one to an incoming student and five to upperclassmen–majoring in Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics
  • One $2,500 scholarship in honor of Robert C. Andersen to an upperclassman in Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics
  • One $1,500 scholarship at NCTA in honor of Michael S. Turner to a student majoring Agribusiness or Ag Production Systems
  • One $2,500 scholarship at UNK in honor of Michael S. Turner to an upperclassman majoring in Agribusiness

The scholarship program was initiated with the 1993-1994 academic year as an important addition to the Council's youth education efforts. Since that time, 189 scholarships totaling $199,100 have been provided to students.

Scholarship committees at UNL, NCTA, and UNK make the selection of recipients based on criteria established for each scholarship. The Foundation only verifies local cooperative affiliation and Council membership requirements.

Individuals will need to complete an online application form and submit it electronically to UNL, NCTA, or UNK by April 15, 2019. The application forms are available on the Foundation/Scholarships page of the Council’s website at http://www.nebr.coop/foundation/scholarships. Recipients will be announced in mid-June 2019.

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