Are you a graduate student pursuing agriculture, specifically in a field which relates to growing potatoes? If so, you may qualify for a substantial award through the National Potato Council Scholarship program. The National Potato Council selects one student each year to receive $10,000 in scholarship money to help pay for tuition and other college expenses.
In order to qualify for the National Potato Council Scholarship, you will specifically need to be an honors graduate student. In your application, you will need to demonstrate strong academic performance in the past, as well as leadership abilities and a commitment to potato-related study. Examples of acceptable fields of study include Food Sciences, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Crop and Soil Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, and more. The deadline for the National Potato Council Scholarship is June 30 every year. This is a great opportunity that you will not want to miss out on; as a graduate honors student in agriculture, you are already up against a smaller candidate pool than you would be if you were trying for an undergrad scholarship; since you are focusing on potatoes, your field of competitors is even narrower.