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Scholarships: The Maple Leaf Farms Awards

Title

The Maple Leaf Farms Awards

Name

Maple Leaf Farms

Contact Name

Sherre Meyer

Phone

765-494-8470

E-mail

meyer10@purdue.edu

Office

Agricultural Administration Building, Room 121

Comments

Deadline

February 1, 2014

Eligible Applicants

Juniors or seniors in the Colleges of Agriculture with career goals of food production, processing, preparation and production medicine.

Selection Criteria

  1. GPA minimum of 3.00/4.00
  2. Grades in the students' major area of study and demonstrated academic interest in the food industry
  3. Also, work or cooperative education experience in the food industry
  4. Extracurricular activities and demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the food industry
  5. Preference is given to the children of Maple Leaf Farms employees with at least five years of service.

Amount

Minimum of $2,500

Amount Details

Varies

Number of Awards

At least one in each of the participating schools or colleges. If a student is selected to receive the award in his/her junior year, then he/she will receive the award in his/her senior year provided that the student maintains at least a 3.00/4.00 GPA and continues to study for a career in the industry.

Application Information

College of Agriculture Scholarship and Awards Application, which is available on the College of Agriculture's Website. 

Essay

No

Sponsor

Maple Leaf Farms of which Dr. Terry L. Tucker, a 1963 College of Agriculture graduate, is president and CEO.

Department

College of Agriculture

Incoming Freshmen

No

order

1

Attachments

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Last modified at 1/17/2013 4:35 PM by Uerkwitz, Sayde J