The UW Center for Cooperatives and the Renk Agribusiness Institute are pleased to offer scholarship and travel funding for undergraduate and graduate students to attend the Farmer Cooperatives Conference in St. Paul, MN, November 7-9, 2018.
Four scholarship and travel awards (valued at $900) are available to college students currently enrolled in the UW-System and include conference registration, travel reimbursement, lodging and meals to attend the conference.
The Farmer Cooperatives Conference brings together top agricultural cooperative leadership and industry experts from across the country to examine strategic issues impacting farmer-owned cooperatives. This year’s program will address issues such as the current policy environment, leveraging sustainability for competitive advantage, trade relations and U.S. agriculture, talent retention, and strategic growth. The full program can be viewed here: https://farmercoops.uwcc.wisc.edu/program/.
Award winners will meet agricultural leaders, gain greater understanding of the farmer cooperative and agribusiness sector, and explore career opportunities.
Application deadline is October 12, 2018.