Wanted: Talented Students with a Passion for Ag


Applications open for four academic scholarships


BASF understands the importance of creating opportunities for talented individuals interested in joining the agriculture industry. To help the next generation of students achieve their goals, BASF has partnered with four commodity organizations to create scholarships for current ag enthusiasts.


Know of an outstanding student with a passion for ag? Consider passing one of these scholarships along:


Jerry Minore Scholarship
BASF and the National Wheat Foundation are excited to present for the fifth year the Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship, which honors high school and college students who have demonstrated success in academics and leadership roles.


This scholarship is named in honor of Jerry Minore, a former BASF employee who was very passionate about wheat. In Jerry’s honor, the Minore Memorial Scholarship funds two $1,500 scholarships and two $1,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year. Click here to learn more about the scholarship and lean how to apply before the December 31 deadline.


NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship
The NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship honors five undergraduate and graduate students with a drive to make their mark in the agriculture industry. For the first time, NCGA is now accepting applications from students pursuing degrees in all subject areas, including those outside of agriculture. To apply before the December 1 deadline, click here.


National Sorghum Foundation / BASF Scholarship
The National Sorghum Foundation and BASF are proud to highlight the next generation of sorghum producers. Students who are a child or grandchild of a National Sorghum Producer member are encouraged to apply for this scholarship by December 1. Interested students can learn more here.


Soy Scholarship
The 2019-20 Soy Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time scholarship award presented to an eligible high school senior who is planning to pursue a degree in agriculture at an accredited college or university. Eligible students can learn more and apply for the scholarship by November 19, 2018 by clicking here.


About BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division


With a rapidly growing population, the world is increasingly dependent on our ability to develop and maintain sustainable agriculture and healthy environments. Working with farmers, agricultural professionals, pest management experts and others, it is our role to help make this possible. That’s why we invest in a strong R&D pipeline and broad portfolio, including seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, soil management, plant health, pest control and digital farming. With expert teams in the lab, field, office and in production, we connect innovative thinking and down-to-earth action to create real world ideas that work – for farmers, society and the planet. In 2017, our division generated sales of €5.7 billion. For more information, please visit www.agriculture.basf.com or any of our social media channels.


About BASF


At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.