Open Opportunities

Cargill thrive Scholarship

The Cargill thrive Scholarship provides students with financial support and additional development, mentorship, and networking opportunities throughout the year, including a trip to Cargill’s Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN for a 2-day development and networking event in the summer of 2023.

The Cargill University thrive program was created to ensure more equitable access for women and minority students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), as well as agriculture and business. Focused on universities serving minority students, the thrive program provides financial support through scholarships and expands further to encourage long-term academic success through mentoring development programming, and career coaching. The goal is to help participating students convert their education into meaningful careers.


All documentation must be submitted to be considered for the scholarship.  Application Deadline: October 1, 2022.

National Grain & Feed Association Scholarship

The National Grain and Feed Foundation (NGFF) looks forward to supporting MANRRS student members who are engaged in undergraduate or graduate studies in agriculture science, agriculture economics, agriculture communications, agriculture education, environmental science, plant, and soil science, or a closely related field. NGFF will provide three competitive scholarships and the opportunity to meet with hundreds of agricultural business leaders.


All documentation must be submitted to be considered for the scholarship.  Application Deadline: October 12, 2022.

John Deere Scholarship for Collegiate Students

John Deere will award one $1,160 scholarship per region to students who have excelled in academics, extracurricular activities, MANRRS, and community involvement.




All documentation must be submitted to be considered for the scholarship.  Application Deadline: November 18, 2022.

Merck Animal Health (MAH) – MANRRS Veterinary Student Scholarship


The National Society for MANRRS in collaboration with Merck Animal Health, is pleased to announce the launch of TheMerck Animal Health (MAH) – MANRRS Veterinary Student Scholarship Program. 

Through this partnership, Merck Animal Health is providing $25,000 in scholarship funds to be awarded to five recipients at $5,000 each. This scholarship opportunity is available to all 2nd and 3rd year veterinary students who are enrolled in the veterinary medical program and are in good academic standing. Students receiving one of these scholarships are required to attend the Annual National Career Fair and Training Conference (held in April), where they will receive official recognition for their achievement as well as meet with a representative from Merck Animal Health. Scholarship recipients will receive notification of their required participation in this recognition ceremony within the scholarship award notification.

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