NEW Cooperative Foundation awards a minimum of five $2,000 one-year scholarships yearly to local students intending a career in agriculture while attending college full-time. An applicant should be a member of NEW Cooperative or the dependent of a NEW Cooperative member or full-time employee.
A student who has been accepted to an accredited four-year agricultural program or a two-year transferrable agricultural program may submit an application. High school seniors as well as college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors are eligible to apply. Recipients are chosen by an independent selection committee.