Scholarships

Scholarship Program

2022 Recipients

The Kentucky Corn Growers Association is proud to offer four scholarships to high school seniors and current college students pursuing degrees in agriculture or a related field from an accredited college, university, or trade school.

  • Two $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors

  • One $2,000 scholarship for an existing college student (undergrad or graduate)

  • One $2,000 James Barton Memorial Scholarship for an existing college student (undergrad or graduate)

Either the student or the student’s parents/guardians must be a Kentucky Corn Grower Association member to qualify. Applicants will be judged on academic performance (minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and minimum ACT score of 18 if required by the post secondary institution), citizenship, leadership, and the role they want to play in the future of agriculture. KyCorn scholarship recipients are eligible to reapply.

 

Applicants must submit the following information with their application form:
(1)    Two letters of recommendation,
(2)    Most recent transcript, and;
(3)    Completion of a comprehensive essay.

Scholarship winners will be announced on or before April 15. Awards will be sent directly to the winners’ accredited institution no later than August 1 and may be used for tuition, housing, books and other educational expenses. In the event that a student is not enrolled in coursework by the Fall semester, the award may be forfeited unless serious illness or injury prevents enrollment. In such case, the award may be used the following semester.

Questions should be directed to KyCGA at 800-326-0906 or laura@kycorn.org

Applications are due in the KyCGA office by March 1, for the upcoming school year.  Please send your completed application, letters of recommendation, transcript and essay to:
Kentucky Corn Growers Association
PO Box 90
Eastwood, KY 40018

More Scholarship Opportunities

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Don Halcomb Memorial Scholarships for Community Leadership Through Agriculture

Application Information



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Several undergraduate and graduate student scholarships are available from NCGA: www.ncga.com/scholarships.

About KYCA

Who is KY Corn

Our vision is to sustainably feed and fuel a growing world.

KyCGA

Our organization empowers corn farmers to elevate their voice in the governmental process.

KY Corn Promotion Council

The Kentucky Corn Promotion Council collects and administers a .0025 checkoff, which is remitted on corn sold throughout Kentucky.

Annual Report

Review the latest Annual Report and explore highlights from 2023.

Checkoff at work

Overview

The Kentucky corn checkoff makes important market development, promotion, education, and research efforts possible.

Markets

We serve a variety of markets including, Ethanol, Bourbon & Distilled Spritis, Trade, and Livestock Feed to name a few.

Research

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Education

Kentucky Corn supports multiple programs about agriculture literacy and improving agriculture educations.

Sustainability

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Policy

Action Alerts

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Grassroots

For us, grassroots means that corn farmer members are the organization. Our organization is governed by a board of directors who are elected by farmer members.

Resources

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FAQs

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Programs

Read more about all programs offered

Corn farmer checkoff funds go to a variety of annual programming to ensure a strong and vibrant Kentucky agriculture industry and to strengthen the efforts of other organizations toward their missions to enhance the future of our industry.

Core Farmer Scholarship

The CORE Farmer Program is a two-year curriculum designed to deliver classroom-style instructional learning, expand participants’ peer network and gain perspectives from other business endeavors.

News & Resources

Blog, Press, Updates

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Corn Facts

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Agriculture Education

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Classroom Resources

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