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Every year, approximately 25,000 agricultural jobs go unfilled because of a lack of qualified applicants. Agriculture is more than just farming—it’s thousands of careers in a variety of fields, including science, technology, engineering, math and much more. Bayer is committed to recognizing high achieving underrepresented students pursuing degrees in agriculture and STEM related fields through our scholarship programs.
Bayer is proud to partner with Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) to provide $10,000 in annual scholarships to students with an interest in pursuing or continuing a 4-year academic program related to Information Technology (IT). The Bayer Scholarships for BDPA Students will provide four $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school or college students to assist with their studies.
Applications will be accepted from May 15, 2019 to July 8, 2019.
The scholarships will be offered at both the national and local level:
Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded through the National BDPA organization
Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded through the St. Louis BDPA chapter with an emphasis on High School Computer Competition (HSCC) past or present team members
Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
Become a member of BDPA (Student Membership $25)
Be a graduating high school senior or college student in good academic standing and must have at least 1 year of study left in their 4-year college program
Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
Complete the Bayer BDPA Scholarship application packet
Must not be related to any employee actively working in Bayer
When applying for the scholarship, applicants are required to submit the following:
Complete Scholarship Application Form, which includes essay on “Science for Better Life”
Letter of Recommendation
Email the entire packet to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline.
Dollar Amount: $2,500
Deadline(s): July 8th
Majors Targeted: :Agricultural Mechanization::Agricultural Technology Management::Agriculture::Animal Science::Applied Mathematics::Applied Physics::Architectural Engineering::Biochemistry::Bioengineering::Biology::Biopsychology::Cell Biology::Chemical Engineering::Chemistry::Circulation Technology::Civil Engineering::Computer and Information Science::Computer Software Engineering::Computer Systems Analysis::Crop Science::Electrical Engineering::Electronics and Computer Technology::Environmental Engineering::Environmental Health Engineering::Environmental Science: