IL Corn Scholarship Program

IL Corn Growers Association Scholarship Program


The 2024 scholarship program is now open.

The IL Corn Growers Association will award five $1,000 scholarships to deserving students.


  • Applicant must be a high school senior or a post secondary student.
  • Applicants must be pursuing a degree in an agriculture field.
  • The application must be submitted by January 31, 2024 by 11:59 p.m. Central Time.
  • Scholarship winner must attend at least one IL Corn leadership meeting or event within a year of receiving scholarship.
  • Applicant must have an active ICGA membership*


Below are the specific requirements for the Illinois Corn Growers Association Scholarship that are apart of the online application process by clicking the green button below:

  • A completed online application.
  • At least one letter of recommendation from non-family member(s).
  • Current resume.
  • A completed Essay Question
    • “What are the three most important issues facing agriculture today? How would you address them?” (500 words)


Apply for Scholarship Here


*Parent, sponsor or own membership.  A sponsor can be a farmer or ag industry sponsor.  Must provide their member number in application process.