NEW offers scholarships

FORT DODGE – The NEW Cooperative Foundation announced Monday its 2014 scholarship program will award at least five $2,000 scholarships to area students.

To qualify, the student must be a dependent of a NEW Cooperative member or full-time employee, and must be pursuing an agricultural college degree.

The scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores and juniors.

Award recipients will be selected based on their academic achievements, leadership potential and desire to pursue a future career in agriculture.

Scholarship program descriptions and applications can be found at all NEW Cooperative locations and on line at www.newcoop.com.

Applications must be submitted by March 7.

Since 1993, NEW Cooperative has awarded over $210,000 to students pursuing a future in the agriculture industry and is proud to continue their support with this year’s scholarship program.

For additional information call (515) 955-2040 or email apingel@newcoop.com.