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Dakota Growers offering scholarship

The Dakota Growers Pasta Company Scholarship is available to a graduating 2018 senior who is planning to pursue a post-secondary accredited education in the area of science, technology, engineering, math and/or agriculture. To be eligible for the $1,000 scholarship a student must enroll and attend a post-secondary institution within the state of North Dakota for the fall of 2018.

Application Process:

Submit the following information by Friday, March 9, to Dakota Growers Pasta Company, Attn: Amie Aesoph, One Pasta Avenue, Carrington, ND 58421.

► Official High school transcript showing a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

► Official acceptance letter to qualifying institution declaring a major field of study in science, technology, engineering, math and/or agriculture at a North Dakota public or private two-year or fouryear college, university, or vocational/technical school.

► 700-Word Essay. Describe how your professional aspirations and leadership/service within your community has shaped your qualities and attributes as a rising STEM or Agriculture leader.

► One faculty letter of recommendation from an advisor, dean, principal, faculty or instructor – i.e. someone who can speak on behalf of your academics.

► One peer letter of recommendation from a friend, classmate, teammate, member of a student/youth organization. The letter may not be from a mentor, coach, or supervisor, unless that individual is within your same age group.

► Recipients of the DGPC STEM/Ag Scholarship will be required to submit their photo to be used in publications or announcements of the award.

Candidates will be notified of the scholarship award by Friday, April 6.