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Accelerated Genetics offers student scholarships

Youth are the foundation and next generation of agriculture. Accelerated Genetics is excited to provide the following scholarships to its customer’s families to ensure agriculture’s bright future!

Youth Scholarship: Accelerated Genetics awards four - $500 scholarships to high school seniors planning to major in agriculture at a short course, vocational technical college or a four-year university. Any high school senior who has participated in FFA, 4-H, any of the various breed organizations or any other agricultural organizations is eligible to apply.

How To Apply For Youth Scholarship: To obtain a scholarship application, download it from the Accelerated Genetics website at  www.accelgen.com/Scholarships.aspx, call 1.800.451.9275 or emailscholarships@accelgen.com.  The Application Deadline is: February 15, 2014! 

Collegiate Scholarship: Two - $1,000 scholarships are awarded to students currently enrolled in a short course, vocational technical college or a four-year university degree program. Supported by Accelerated Genetics, the collegiate program is available to individuals who are currently in their freshman, sophomore, or junior year and are majoring in any agricultural field. This scholarship program is run by the National FFA Foundation.

How To Apply For Collegiate Scholarship: This scholarship application can only be completed online at www.ffa.org and click on Programs link and then the Scholarship link. The Application Deadline is: February 1, 2014! . (Required Signature Page must be mailed postmarked no later than February 8, 2014.)

Applicants or their parents must be currently active customers of Accelerated Genetics to be eligible for both types of scholarships.