The Soy Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time scholarship award presented to a current, eligible high school senior planning to pursue a degree in agriculture at an accredited college or university. The scholarship is managed by the American Soybean Association (ASA) and is made possible through a grant by BASF Corporation.
The scholarship is awarded in $2,500 increments (one per semester) for the upcoming school year. The student must maintain successful academic progress and be in good standing with the college or university to receive the full amount of the scholarship.
High school seniors may apply online in fall of each year. Final selection will be made in January. The student will be notified late-January, with an official announcement to follow.
Applicants must fill out an online application during the open application period. The 2020-21 Scholarship application period will run from early October to December 1, 2019.
Focus on Soybean is a publication of the Plant Management Network (www.plantmanagementnetwork.org), a nonprofit online publisher whose mission is to enhance the health, management, and production of agricultural and horticultural crops. It achieves this mission through its applied, science-based resources, like Focus on Soybean. PMN is jointly managed by the American Society of Agronomy, American Phytopathological Society, and Crop Science Society of America.