Cargill Global Scholars Program for UG Students 2017

Scholarship Programs for Undergraduate Students 2017

Cargill and the Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce the launch of the Cargill Global Scholars Program 2017 application cycle.

The Cargill Global Scholars Programme 2017 has invited applications to provide financial support and leadership development opportunity to graduate students from around the world.

Important Dates

Last date to fill Cargill Global Scholarship Application Form: March 01st 2017

Cargill Global Scholar Interview Date: April 25th to May 10th 2017

Scholarship Details

The Cargill Global Scholars Program is a distinctive scholarship opportunity that not only provides financial support, but offers leadership development opportunities through seminars, networking events, and a one-on-one mentoring programme.

These enrichment activities have been designed to help foster and enhance the Cargill Global Scholar’s leadership potential and critical thinking skills, and equip them with the tools necessary for becoming global leaders and decisions makers.

Number of awards: At least 10 students from each country will be selected.

Duration: Scholarships is offered for three years.

Scholarship: The selected students will receive awards up to US$2,500 per year for three years.

Eligibility for Scholarship Programs

Applicants must be undergraduate first or second year university student.

Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Business related studies.

Applicants to the Cargill Global Scholars program must be a citizen or permanent legal resident of Brazil, China, India, Russia or the United States.

Attend a partner university in the country of citizenship or permanent legal residency.

Be a first or second year university student.

Demonstrate high academic performance.

Demonstrate leadership potential.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need; specialize in fields of study that are identified as preferred fields; are from a disadvantaged or underrepresented group within their country.

Each Cargill Global Scholar will receive an annual scholarship award for up to three years, to help off-set any academic related expenses.

Be paired with a Cargill leader who will serve as a mentor over the duration of the program.

The Cargill mentors will help the scholars identify short and long term academic and professional goals and will assist in reaching these goals through work shadowing and networking, face-to-face meetings and regular email and phone communication.

Become a member of the Cargill Global Scholars alumni community.

Selection Criteria

Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing university students who demonstrate exemplary academic achievement and leadership potential and study in a field relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk management.

How to Apply?

The mode of applying is online www.cargillglobalscholars.com.

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