Cargill Global Scholarships Program for Undergraduate Students 2017

Cargill Global Scholars Program 2017

Cargill and the Institute of International Education (IIE) are pleased to announce the launch of the  Cargill Global Scholars Program 2017 application cycle.
The Cargill Global Scholars Programme 2017 invites applications to provide financial support and leadership development opportunity to graduate students from around the world

Scholarship Description

The Cargill Global Scholars Program is a distinctive scholarship opportunity that not only provides financial support, but offers leadership development opportunities through seminars, networking events, and a one-on-one mentoring programme

These enrichment activities have been designed to help foster and enhance the Cargill Global Scholar’s leadership potential and critical thinking skills, and equip them with the tools necessary for becoming global leaders and decisions makers

Number of awards: At least 10 students from each country will be selected

Duration: Scholarships is offered for three years

Scholarship: The selected students will receive awards up to US$2,500 per year for three years

Eligibility

Students must be undergraduate first or second year university student

Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Business related studies

Applicants to the Cargill Global Scholars program must be a citizen or permanent legal resident of Brazil, China, India, Russia or the United States

Attend a partner university in the country of citizenship or permanent legal residency

Be a first or second year university student

Demonstrate high academic performance

Demonstrate leadership potential

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need; specialize in fields of study that are identified as preferred fields; are from a disadvantaged or underrepresented group within their country

Each Cargill Global Scholar will receive an annual scholarship award for up to three years, to help off-set any academic related expenses

Be paired with a Cargill leader who will serve as a mentor over the duration of the program

The Cargill mentors will help the scholars identify short and long term academic and professional goals and will assist in reaching these goals through work shadowing and networking, face-to-face meetings and regular email and phone communication

Become a member of the Cargill Global Scholars alumni community

Selection Criteria

Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing university students who demonstrate exemplary academic achievement and leadership potential and study in a field relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk management

How to Apply

The mode of applying is online www.cargillglobalscholars.com

For any questions, please contact the program team at IIE:1-844-803-9887 (toll-free) or e-mail us at: Cargillglobalscholars@iie.org To access the application or learn more about the Cargill Global Scholars Program, please visit: CargillGlobalScholars.com

Important Dates

Last Date to fill Cargill Global Scholarship Application Form: 01st March 2017

Cargill Global Scholar Interview Date: 25th April to 10th May 2017

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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