QUEENSTOWN, Md. — Not only does the Maryland Grain Producers have a new, easier scholarship application process, but they are also offering more scholarships and funding for the 2022-2023 school year!
In partnerships with the National Corn Growers Association, students are now able to complete one online application and apply for both the state and national scholarships.
The Maryland Grain Producers Association (MGPA) will offer up to five scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each. Funding is provided by the Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board in hopes of fulfilling the educational mission and giving back to families who have contributed to the check-off program.
Maryland Grain Producers has great faith in the next generation and wants to support their education in the field of agriculture. The MGPA scholarship began in 1991 and in the last 30 years has provided $192,500 to students pursuing a career in agriculture.
The online application is currently open and due Monday, January 31, 2022. You can apply online at bit.ly/2022scholarship.
For eligibility requirements and more information, please visit our website at marylandgrain.org.
The Maryland Grain Producers Association is a membership organization of grain producers across the state. The organization’s major role is to act as a voice for grain farmers, mostly through its legislative activities both at the state and federal level. Members stay informed through newsletter, social media, and the Maryland Commodity classic. Learn more about the association at marylandgrain.org.
–Jenell Eck, Maryland Grain Producers Association