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WOMEN IN AGRIBUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

ProAg is proud to support women in the agriculture industry and offer this rewarding opportunity for a student to attend the Women in Agribusiness (WIA) Summit in Dallas, Texas, September 26-28, 2022.

Before proceeding, please review the following:

The ProAg Women in Agribusiness Scholarship will defray the cost of attending the annual WIA Summit for a student who has shown a strong interest in developing a career in the agribusiness industry. If chosen for this ProAg scholarship, WIA will provide you with an acceptance letter to share with your college or advisors stating why you will not be able to attend classes for those three days.

Scholarship benefits

  • Registration for the three-day WIA Summit
  • Three nights lodging at a hotel (if needed)
  • Meals provided at the event
  • One-year WIA Membership; providing access to conference content and member directory

The following are not included:

  • Transportation to Dallas, Texas
  • Meals outside of the event

Event attendance requirements

  • Recipients are expected to participate in all conference activities, including sessions, networking opportunities and the sponsored student-only breakfast.
  • Recipients will be introduced to the corporate sponsor of their scholarship, ProAg, and are expected to be available to meet either in-person at the event or virtually, if necessary.

WIA Scholarship eligibility

The WIA Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, physical ability, or sexual orientation. The full non-discrimination statement for ProAg can be found in the footer on ProAg.com.

  • Applicants must be enrolled full time and be in good standing at an accredited college or university as an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral candidate.
  • Applicants’ areas of study must be in an agricultural-related field or any related field with an intent to join the crop insurance industry. Note: If you are majoring outside this field, you may be considered if you provide a convincing argument in the statement portion of this application as to how the WIA Summit will benefit your career path.
  • Recipients must be able to travel to Dallas, Texas, September 25 – 28, 2022.
  • Only complete applications will be considered. The deadline is June 15, 2022.
  • Applicants not chosen for the 2022 ProAg WIA Summit may re-apply for the 2023 WIA Summit.
  • Applications that are not chosen for the ProAg scholarship, will be forwarded to WIA to be entered into their scholarship process.

Please gather the following before proceeding to the application:

  • Your resume
  • Hi-resolution headshot
  • A one-page (approx. 500-700 words) statement describing your educational and career goals in greater detail and how you believe attending the WIA will benefit your career path. This statement should reflect your plans for the future, not recap the information on your resume and application. You may also include any other information you feel is important for us to know.