AMVAC Chemical Corporation is now accepting applications for its 2019 Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship. The scholarships, each worth $2,000, will be awarded to seven qualified students.
“We’re excited to offer this scholarship opportunity to deserving students,” said Paul Vaculin, cotton marketing manager at AMVAC. “It’s an honor to help students who want to pursue a career in the cotton industry achieve their educational goals.”
To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must be nominated by a practicing cotton consultant, have worked for a cotton consultant at some point between 2017 and 2019 and be either a senior in high school or currently enrolled full-time in an undergrad or graduate-level agricultural program at an accredited college or university. Information on how to nominate a student is available https://www.AMVAC-chemical.com/scholarship. All applications must be completed and submitted by the July 1, 2019, deadline to be considered.
Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and awarded based on the merits of their applications. Winners of the Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship will be announced by Aug. 1.
AMVAC is a longtime supporter of the cotton industry, offering a portfolio of trusted products including Bidrin®8 insecticide, Folex 6 EC cotton defoliant and many others that cotton growers have relied on for years. To learn more about AMVAC Chemical Corporation and the Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship, visit www.AMVAC-chemical.com.