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2018 NASCOE and MASCOE Scholarships
 
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NASCOE and MASCOE are pleased to offer scholarships to our members, associate members, and their families. In total, over $9,500 is available! Applications must be submitted online.  The application deadline is January 1, 2018.  In addition to the scholarships awarded at the Area and National level by NASCOE, MASCOE will award up to three*, one-time, $500 scholarships.
*The number of scholarships awarded will be at the judges' discretion.
 
Scholarship Types and Amounts
 
MASCOE will award up to three scholarships from any of the categories below.
 
Traditional Scholarship
This award may only be used to defray expenses for a graduating high school senior or first-year college freshman enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum of 12 hours at an accredited college, university, or trade school.  Applicants must be a NASCOE/MASCOE member's child, or a member's legal dependent. 

All applications will be judged at both the State and Area level.  The State winner will receive $500.

One winner from each Area will compete at the National level.  The Area winner will receive $1,500 in a one-time lump sum payment

The National winner will receive $2,500 disbursed over four years of college.

If you win at the State, Area, and National level, you would receive a total of $4,500!
 
Open Continuing Education Scholarship
This award may only be used to defray expenses for a second, third, or fourth year student continuing their education at an accredited college, university or trade school, while carrying 6 or more credit hours per semester.  Applicants must be a NASCOE/MASCOE member, member's spouse, member's child, member's legal dependent, or member's grandchild who has previously won the Grandchildren's Scholarship.

All applications will be judged at the Area level.

One winner from each Area will compete at the National level.  The Area winner will receive $250 in a one-time lump sum payment.

The National winner will receive a one-time lump sum payment of $1,000

If you win at the Area and National level, you would receive a total of $1,250!
 
Member Continuing Education Scholarship
The applicant must be a NASCOE/MASCOE member continuing their education at an accredited college, university, or trade school.

All applications will be judged at the Area level.

One winner from each Area will compete at the National level.  The Area winner will receive $250 in a one-time lump sum payment.

The National winner will receive a one-time lump sum payment of $1,000

If you win at the Area and National level, you would receive a total of $1,250!
 
Continuing Education for Adult Children of Members Scholarship
This award may only be used to defray expense for a member's adult child continuing their education as required or encouraged by their employer for 5 or less credit hours per semester.  Applicants must be a NASCOE/MASCOE member, member's spouse, member's child, member's legal dependent, or member's grandchild.

All applications will be judged at the Area level.

One winner from each Area will compete at the National level.

The National winner will receive a one-time lump sum payment of $250.
 
Grandchildren Scholarship
This award may be used to defray expenses for a student continuing their education enrolled at an accredited college, university, or trade school while carrying 12 or more credit hours per semester.  Applicants must be a member's grandchild.

All applications will be judged at the Area level.

One winner from each Area will compete at the National level.

The National winner will receive a one-time lump sum payment of $500
 
Associate Member Scholarship
This award may only be used to defray expenses for an associate member, or an associate member's spouse, child, grandchild, or legal dependent enrolled as a student with a minimum of 6 hours of enrollment at an accredited college, university or trade school.

All applications will be judged at the Area level.

One winner from each Area will compete at the National level.  The National winner will receive a one-time lump sum payment of $500.
 
Application Process
 
1.  Review the following questions.  You will submit your responses in the online application.  There is no method to save your application while it is in progress, so you may want to prepare your responses in a Word document, then copy and paste them into the online application.

1.       Tell us about yourself. What are your hobbies and interests? What is the one thing we really need to know about you?

 

2.       Tell us about school. Where do you currently attend school? What are your grades? What are your extracurricular activities? What honors and awards have you received through school?

 

3.       Are you involved in your community and church? If so, tell us about your involvement. What groups are you in? What things have you done to improve your community, church, and yourself? What honors and awards have you received through community or church involvement?

 

4.       What are your plans for college? Where do you want to go to school? What do you intend for your major to be? What is your ideal job? How do you plan to apply your education?

 

5.       From production agriculture to agricultural law to commodity trading, the industry of Agriculture is incredibly varied. What impact will agriculture have on your future?

 
2.  Submit your Online Application
 
3.  Submit required supporting documentation via email to mwascholarships@gmail.com  This will include letters of recommendation, transcripts, and any other required documents.
 
All applications and supporting documentation must be submitted no later than January 1, 2018.  Review the NASCOE Scholarship and Awards Handbook for complete rules.  If you have any questions, please contact MASCOE Scholarship Chair Tina Young.
 
Good Luck!
 
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NASCOE Scholarship
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