MOUNT VERNON — United Producers Inc. supports the future generation of agriculture through its scholarship program.
UPI is offering two $1,000 scholarships in each of its 16 districts to deserving high school and post high school students pursuing agriculture degrees.
“The future of agriculture depends on those who are currently considering and pursuing a career in this critical industry,” said Dennis Bolling, president and CEO, UPI, “We want to do all we can to encourage students who have an interest in agribusiness, farming, veterinary medicine or other agriculture-based industries to pursue their career and this is our way of helping them do so.”
Applicants must be a Preferred Member of UPI or a child or grandchild of a Preferred Member and a 2013 graduating high school senior or student currently attending a college or technical school studying agriculture-related fields. Completed applications and essays must be postmarked by April, 2013.
Visit www.uproducers.com for more information and to download an application form.