Thursday, January 10, 2019

[Bachelor Degree] Cargill Global Scholars Program 2019 for Building Future Leaders (Fully Funded)

The Cargill Global Scholars Program (CGSP) is a distinctive, two-year scholarship program that provides financial support to undergraduate students in Brazil, China, India, Russia, Indonesia and the United States. The CGSP offers leadership development opportunities through seminars, networking events, case study presentations, a one-on-one mentoring program facilitated by Cargill volunteers globally, and an alumni network that will help you keep connected with past, current, and future scholars.

The students selected are those who demonstrate exemplary academic achievement and leadership potential and study in a field relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk management. We believe these students will become leaders in industries and fields that may have an impact on Cargill’s businesses in the future.

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Benefits:
The Cargill Global Scholars Program provides financial support and leadership development opportunities to undergraduate students from around the world. Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing students pursuing science, technology, engineering, math, international relations and business related studies. 
Each Cargill Global Scholar will:
  • Receive an annual scholarship award for up to two years, to help off-set any academic related expenses.
  • Participate in a fully-funded In-Country Seminar (Year 1) and Global Seminar (Year 2).
  • Receive mentorship by Cargill employees to help the scholars identify short and long term academic and goals and will assist in reaching these goals through networking, face-to-face meetings and communication by email and phone.
  • Participate in a series of experiential learning modules, leadership development training, coupled with network opportunities with Cargill executives.
  • Become a member of the Cargill Global Scholars Alumni community 

Requirement:
Applicants to the Cargill Global Scholars program must:
  • Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia or the United States.
  • Attend a partner university in the country of citizenship or permanent legal residency
  • Be a first or second year university student
  • Demonstrate high academic performance
  • Demonstrate leadership potential
  • Preference will be given to applicants who:
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Specialize in fields of study that are identified as preferred fields (see each country’s guidelines)
  • Are from a disadvantaged or underrepresented group within their country 
  • Documentation required will based on the requirements of the countries application. 
For more information about the specific requirements for your country and your eligibility to become a Cargill Global
Scholar, please visit the FAQ page 

Other Requirements:
Upon acceptance into to the Global Scholars Program, students must:
  • Adhere to Cargill Scholars Code of Conduct.
  • Attend both the In-Country (Year 1) and Global Seminars (Year 2).
  • Participate in the mentorship program by communicating with their assigned Cargill Mentor, Cargill Staff and IIE Staff.
  • Remain enrolled in partner college/university, in addition to maintenance of required GPA requirements.

How to Apply:
To apply for the 2018-2019 application cycle, please select the link below based on your program country of eligibility. Please visit the country FAQ pages if you have questions regarding country eligibility guidelines.

Please note: the application is best viewed using the following web browsers: Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

Brazil       : https://apply.iie.org/cargillglobalscholars-brazil
China       : https://apply.iie.org/cargillglobalscholars-china
India        : https://apply.iie.org/cargillglobalscholars-india
Indonesia : https://apply.iie.org/cargillglobalscholars-indonesia
Russia      : https://apply.iie.org/cargillglobalscholars-russia
USA         : https://apply.iie.org/cargillglobalscholars-usa

Deadline:
Indonesia       : 19 April 2019
Brazil             : 26 May 2019
China             : 28 April 2019
India               : 05 March 2019
Russia             : 01 April 2019
United States  : 01 March 2019

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