NPC scholarship available

The National Potato Council (NPC) is accepting applications for a $5,000 master's-level scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year.

The NPC awards one scholarship annually to a graduate student pursuing advanced studies in agribusiness plant science to enhance the potato industry. Scholarship selection is based on academic achievement, leadership abilities and the potential commercial value of the applicant's academic work.

Application deadline is June 15, 2012. The winner will be announced in August. For a an application form, visit



Originally posted Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012