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GFAI 2014 Scholarships Available

Date Posted: September 26, 2013

GFAI’s Scholarship Committee works each year to raise scholarship dollars for students interested in a career in the grain and feed industry.

A recent survey revealed that nearly 50% of past scholarship recipients are currently working in the industry!

Our efforts are working!

A huge thank you to everyone who participated in, supported and sponsored GFAI’s first bowling tournament held this past winter as well as the summer golf outings!

Last year, we awarded nearly $40,000 in scholarships to Illinois students and this amazing feat would not have been possible without the generosity of our members!

Scholarship applications for 2014 are now online so please help us spread the word about these opportunities!

You can:

1. Post the attached flyer at your facility

2. Put a notice in your newsletter

3. Post links on your website

Scholarship applications are due November 18 and are available to sophomores, juniors and seniors who are interested in a career in the grain and feed industry and are pursuing a degree at an Illinois University or Community College.

Students will be awarded $1,000 - $3,000 depending on the scholarship.

Please visit http://www.gfai.org/scholarship.asp for additional information and applications.

You can also follow the link below for each type of scholarship:

- Industry Immersion Scholarship Application ($3,000)

- Monetary Scholarship ($1,000 - $2,000)

Be sure to check out the 2013 Scholarship Newsletter to see just a few ways your contributions make a difference!

http://www.gfai.org/docs/ScholarshipNews2013.pdf

For more information, call Jodie Brooks at 217-787-2417.

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