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Syngenta empowers ag students to be the future

  • $20,000 in total awards available
  • Applications now being accepted until May 25, 2018

Syngenta invites eligible university students to apply to its annual Syngenta
Agricultural Scholarship
program. Applicants are asked to share how
they became #RootedinAg and how they will benefit today's and tomorrow's
world as future leaders.

"We are excited to continue the Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship
program this year and look forward to hearing how each student's passion
for ag took root," said Vern Hawkins, Regional Director CP NA. "Because
these young men and women are the branches that will grow to shape our
industry's future, we are confident they will strive to reach new

University students currently pursuing bachelor's or master's degrees in
crop-related disciplines are eligible to compete for $20,000 in
scholarship awards. Applicants must be U.S. residents enrolled as of
spring 2018 in an accredited agriculture program at an eligible

"The number of strong submissions we receive each year proves that there
is a young, vibrant group of students who are ready to energize the
future growth of our industry," said Mary Streett DeMers, senior
communications lead, Syngenta. "This year will usher in a new class of
students with innovative ideas and the ambition needed to bring their
ideas to life."

The 2017 winners were two young women who share a passion for the
industry and its future success. Bachelor's level winner Abigail Han
shared in her essay how helping out on a farm was all it took for her
love of agriculture to take root and spark her interest in pursuing an
agricultural degree. Aimee Uyehara, 2017 master's level national winner,
believes "mutual respect, curiosity and the enjoyment of diversity" have
contributed to her success as a student and will continue to guide her
growth as a future leader.

Syngenta will award scholarships to a bachelor's and master's level
national winner, selected from a pool of 4 regional winners in each
category. Scholarship recipients will be announced in the fall.

For additional information about the scholarship, including official
rules, prize amounts, essay topic, eligible universities and application
guidelines, please visit

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About Syngenta

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food
security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available
resources. Through world- class science and innovative crop solutions,
our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how
crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation,
enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn
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