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Almond Scholarship Announced

Almond Scholarship Announced

Students involved in almond industry eligible for scholarship.

Syngenta will sponsor the Syngenta Almond Scholarship program for the second year. The scholarship will close on August 31, 2011. Applications are currently being accepted online and via mail. The $5,000 scholarship opportunity is available to students who currently reside or attend school in California and who meet one of these requirements: 1) high school senior involved in the almond-growing industry or a member of 4-H or FFA; or 2) college freshman, sophomore or junior involved in the almond-growing industry or a member of 4-H or FFA.

The scholarship will be awarded and presented to the winner in November 2011 prior to the 2012 spring semester of school. In addition, the winner will receive the $5,000 scholarship and be recognized at the Almond Industry Conference December 2011. Applications must be submitted by August 31, 2011.

Applications must include contact information, school involvement including FFA or 4-H and involvement in the almond industry. An essay that does not exceed 700 words that addresses the topic of doubling production by 2050.  For more information contact Meredith Brown at

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