Are you planning to study agriculture in university? Are you currently a college senior? Do you need extra financial assistance along the way? If you answered “yes” to the questions above, you will definitely want to apply for the UIUC Jonathan Baldwin Turner Agricultural Merit Scholarship program offered through the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. There are 55 scholarships awarded each year to incoming freshmen, and each is worth $4,000.
How do you quality for the UIUC Jonathan Baldwin Turner Agricultural Merit Scholarships? In order to apply, you will need to be a senior in high school, and you will need to be accepted into the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and also enrolled in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. You will need to not only complete an application, but also attend an interview. As the candidate pool is limited to incoming freshmen at this particular school, and 55 scholarships are given out each year, your chances are pretty good. This is one opportunity you will not want to miss out on if you are going to be studying agriculture at the University of Illinois! The application deadline varies, so call the college for more information.