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ASA Offers Soy Scholarship


The 2015-16 Secure Optimal Yield (SOY) Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time scholarship award presented to a high school senior who is going to pursue agriculture as an area of study at any accredited college or university.  The scholarship is managed by the American Soybean Association (ASA) and is made possible through a grant by BASF corporation.
The scholarship will be presented in $2,500 increments per semester.  The student must maintain successful academic progress and be in good standing with the college or university to receive the full amount of the scholarship.
Candidates may apply online Sept. 20 through Nov. 20, 2014.  Final selection will be made the first week of December during the ASA Board meeting.  The student will be notified prior to an official announcement made during Commodity Classic in Phoenix on Feb. 27, 2015.
BASF sponsors the winner and one parent to attend Commodity Classic for two days to participate and receive special recognition at the ASA Awards Banquet on the Friday night of Commodity Classic.
For more information, requirements, and application, visit