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Foundation announces ag scholarship deadline

Published: Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 4:54 p.m. CST

CHAMPAIGN – The Murray Wise Associates Foundation plans to award several scholarships to agriculture students this year.

The deadline for applications is March 31. All initial applications will be taken online through a secure process that includes both a questionnaire and an ability to upload transcripts, letters of reference and other documents.

Eligible applicants include college students already enrolled and high school seniors accepted for enrollment at an accredited college, university or community college in a course of study related to agriculture. Awards are for a minimum of $1,000 and may be renewed yearly.

Recipients are selected based on academic credentials, including class rank, grade point average and test scores. Individuals may begin the application process at app.murraywiseassociates.com.

Murray Wise Associates LLC is an agricultural real estate marketing and financial advisory firm with offices in Illinois, Florida and Iowa.

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