Kenneth and Ellen Nielsen Cooperative Scholarship

The scholarship is given in memory of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Nielsen. He served as president and chief executive officer of Farmland Industries, Inc., from 1981-1986.The Nielsens were devoted to agriculture, cooperatives and young people. They were both committed to improving economic conditions for farmers and ranchers through cooperative efforts. Eligibility: Pursuing a four-year degree in agriculture with a major in agronomy, crop science, animal nutrition, agricultural business/farm/livestock or ranch management, agricultural economics, agricultural journalism or international agriculture-Applicant or applicant's parents/guardians must be members of an agricultural cooperative that is also a member of the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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