$5,000 Syngenta Potato Scholarship

Do you have any students that fit the bill? Please make them aware!

Continuing its investment in the future of agriculture, Syngenta is sponsoring a $5,000 academic scholarship for students in potato-growing regions of the country. Applications are currently being accepted (Due August 31), and the scholarship is open to high school or college students (excluding seniors) who reside/attend school in a potato-growing state, who are involved in the potato-growing industry or a member of 4-F or FFA.

The winner will be informed via letter in November and will be recognized at the Potato Expo in Orlando, Fla., January 4 – 6, 2012.

If you have any questions about the scholarship, please contact Meredith Brown by e-mail,, or call her at
(919) 870-5718.

To apply for the scholarship, go to:

Last year’s winner was Ken Cleveland from Plant Pathology at UW-Madison!