Ag Internship Access Grant

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Purpose:

To promote access to agricultural-related internship opportunities for students who experience financial barriers related to relocation expenses.

Eligibility:

  • Student seeking workplace experience in an agricultural or agriculture related field
  • Verified internship offer with an agriculture employer
  • Verified financial need/barrier to access

Required Documents:

  • One page "Statement of Need" that includes:
    • Are you currently the recipient of any private or government assistance? (Ex. Grants, scholarships, or public access programs) If so, please list.
    • Explain your personal situation. What prevents you from being able to access an agricultural internship opportunity?
    • What would being the recipient of this grant mean to you?
    • Discuss your career goals and how this internship would help you further your career.
  • Statement/Letter of Endorsement from a representative of your college or university
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Resume
  • Financial resources verification information
  • Projected expenses for accessing this internship (optional)

Grant Funding:

Applications will be reviewed by a committee to decide how much is granted and to whom. Up to $3,000 will be granted, no partial allocations will be given.

Important Dates:

  • January 15th – Online Application Released
  • March 1st– Online Applications are Due
  • May 1st- Grant Recipients will be contacted

 

Sample Application

Online Application Instructions

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