Apr 15, 2019National Potato Council offering $10,000 graduate school scholarship
The National Potato Council will award one $10,000 scholarship to a graduate student (master’s degree or higher) working to conduct research and provide information that will improve the future of the U.S. potato industry.
Completed applications must be received on or before June 21, 2019 and will be awarded in August 2019 towards the 2019-20 academic year. Final scholarship selection is based on the following criteria:
- Past academic achievement
- Leadership abilities, potato-related areas of graduate study
- Benefit to the potato industry
- Extracurricular activities
- Potential commercial value
The successful scholarship recipient will be required to provide the National Potato Council with a one-page report on their research project or projects in April 2020.
All interested parties are invited to apply. Application form is available online here. For more information about the award and past scholarship recipients, visit the National Potato Council’s website.