January 17, 2013 (FORT DODGE, IA)
Contact: Amy Pingel - email@example.com
The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2013 Scholarship Program will award at least five $2,000 scholarships to area students. To qualify, the student must be a dependent of a NEW Cooperative member or full-time employee and must be pursuing an agricultural college degree. The scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Award recipients will be selected based also on their academic achievements, leadership potential and desire to pursue a future career in agriculture.
Scholarship program descriptions and applications can be found at all NEW Cooperative locations and online at www.newcoop.com. Applications must be submitted by March 8, 2013. Since 1993, NEW Cooperative has awarded over $194,000 to students pursuing a future in the agriculture industry and is proud to continue their support with this year's scholarship program.
For questions concerning the NEW Cooperative Scholarship Program, please call 515-955-2040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW Cooperative, Inc is a member-owned cooperative with 22 operating locations in Iowa. In addition to strong grain marketing and storage services, NEW also offers quality feed, fertilizer, crop protection and seed resources with a professional staff and superior facilities. Further agronomic opportunities in soil mapping, site-specific field management and precision technology services are offered through their MAPS department. Additional value-added services for members and customers include farm and home insurance, as well as financing. By remaining farmer focused and member driven, NEW Cooperative continues to be a leading agriculture service provider for today’s producer.