Cargill and the Institute of International Education (IIE) are pleased to announce the launch of the 2016-2017 Cargill Global Scholars Program application cycle. As a valued partner university of the Cargill Global Scholars Program, we are very pleased that a Pennsylvania State University student was selected as a scholar for the 2015 U.S. cohort.
We look forward to receiving more applications for this year’s competition from eligible Pennsylvania State University students who:
  • Are in their freshman or sophomore year of undergraduate studies
  • Are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Demonstrate high academic performance and leadership potential

Students in the following fields of interest are encouraged to apply:

  • Agriculture Related Fields
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Food Science
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy

Application Deadline: March 1, 2017

Ten scholars will be chosen in the United States for the fifth cohort of the Cargill Global Scholars Program. The scholars
will receive:
  • Annual scholarship award of $2,500 for up to two years
  • Fully funded travel and participation to attend two Leadership Development Seminars held during Summer 2017 and Summer 2018
  • In-person networking with fellow scholars from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Russia
  • One-on-one mentorship from Cargill executives in the United States and abroad
We are currently accepting applications. To access the application or learn more about the Cargill Global Scholars Program, please visit:
For any questions, please contact the program team at IIE:
1- 844-803-9887 (toll-free) or e-mail us at:
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