Cargill Global Scholars Program – apps due March 1

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Cargill and the Institute of International Education (IIE) have announced the launch of the 2014-2015 Cargill Global Scholars Program application cycle.

First and second year undergraduate students who demonstrate exemplary academic achievement, leadership potential and study in a field relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk management are eligible to apply.

In addition to an annual scholarship award of $2,500 for up to two years, the Cargill Global Scholars Program provides leadership development opportunities through seminars, networking events, and a one-on-one mentoring program with executives from Cargill. These enrichment activities have been designed to help foster and enhance the Cargill Global Scholars’ leadership potential and critical thinking skills, and equip them with the tools necessary for becoming global leaders and decisions makers.

In the United States 10 scholarships will be awarded during the 2014-2015 academic year. Students specializing in any of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Agriculture Related Field
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Food Science
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy

The application deadline is March 1, 2015. Applications are being accepted online and through the Cargill website. To access the application or learn more about the Cargill Global Scholars Program please visit

For further information on the Cargill Global Scholars Program in the United States, please contact: