Nominate a Southern Indiana Area Student for McDonald’s Agriculture Scholarship Awards
For the second year, locally-owned McDonald's restaurants will award scholarships to agriculture students in Southern Indiana and surrounding areas. Before the winners can be selected, nominations have to be made, which you can do now through March 22nd.
According to a press release from McDonald's, nominees must be enrolled in a college agriculture program and be a resident of or attending college within an eligible county in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, or Indiana. Nominations can be submitted online here, or by using the QR code below.
Scholarship winners will be selected this Spring by local McDonald's organizations. In total, 20 local agriculture students will each receive a $500 scholarship to support their studies.
Sustainability is More Than Just a Buzzword
Sustainability has become a buzzword over the past several years, and for good reason. Sustainability is not something I ever remember hearing about as a kid, but it's definitely something we all need to keep in mind, especially when it comes to our food. McDonald's certainly understands how important sustainability is - that's one reason why they created the Agriculture Scholarship Awards.
McDonald’s as a whole is committed to sustainable agriculture practices and locally-owned and operated McDonald’s organizations aim to directly support those in the local community with a future in agriculture through this scholarship award program.
Local McDonald’s Owner/Operators in the Tri-State area including Michael Burrell, Ivan Carvajal and Janet Rodriguez, Kelsey Hamlet, Chip and Katie Kenworthy, Rick and Susan Mann, Chris McEnaney, and Wally Nowakowski have partnered to offer the scholarship for a second year.