Scholarships available if one lives near a Cargill facility
Do You Live Within 50 Miles of a Cargill Facility?
By: Erin Dysart/UOR/USA/AFSIP Posted: 11/02/2007Greetings from the AFS Admissions Office in Portland! As
you may be aware, we are now a mere month away from the
Cargill scholarship nomination deadline (December 4th).
And we are looking for more nominees!!!
The nomination process is as simple as 1-2-3. Students can
nominate themselves or, better yet, you could nominate a
special student! Simply go to the Cargill page on the AFS-
USA website and then click “Apply for this Scholarship”
(on the right side of the screen.) The nomination form is
simple, straight-forward, and a breeze to fill-out.
For nominees to be considered for a scholarship, they
live within 50 miles of a Cargill facility.
have a record of academic achievement (3.0 and above).
be between the ages of 15 and 18 at the time of departure.
demonstrate leadership and community service experience.
have a strong passion for learning about other cultures.
be interested in a year or semester program (departing
summer/fall 2008) in either Latin America or Asia.
We are privileged to be able to join with Cargill in
fostering knowledgeable and compassionate leaders for
tomorrow’s global society. Please check-out the attached
list of cities to see if you live within 50 miles of a
15 scholarships will be awarded to US participants. The
base award is $1,500 and may be increased based on
demonstrated financial need.
For Cargill program information and questions about
recruiting and selection, please contact, Marilyn Stotts
in the New York office: 800-876-2376 x 1196 or
For questions about specific nominations and applications,
please contact Stacy Coleman in the Portland office: 800-
237-4636 x1532 or email@example.com.