Greenfield Scholars

The Greenfield Scholars program is sponsored by the American Society of Agronomy and the International Certified Crop Adviser program with the specific purpose to support outstanding undergraduates in a Bachelor of Science or Associate of Science program with plans to enter the workforce upon graduation and pursue the Certified Crop Adviser / Certified Professional Agronomist profession and certification.
Golden Opportunity Scholars who are chosen for the Greenfield program will be paired with mentors who are CCAs in their region.  Scholars in this program will participate in all GO activities as well as participate in Certified Crop Adviser programs in their home state or province.
This award is open to students currently enrolled in associate or bachelor degree programs.
If you have any questions about submission, please contact Emily Fuger 608-268-4949.

Nominations Opened: Feb 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM CST
Nominations initiated by: Apr 5, 2017 - 4:00 PM CDT
1 Reference Letters and Final Nomination submission by: Apr 19, 2017 - 4:00 PM CDT


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  1. Former recipients of this Award are not eligible


  1. Members of this Awards Selection Committee and the ASA, CSSA, SSSA Board of Directors are not eligible to be a reference for this award.



  1. Current School
  2. Mailing Address
  3. Citizenship country
  4. Major
  5. Minor
    Enter "none" if no minor.
  6. Expected Graduation Date
  7. Credit Hours Completed
    Please include credit hours currently in progress.
  8. GPA
  9. Current Advisor and email address
  10. Scholar Biographical Information
    Include all internships, honors, awards, and scholarships received, community and campus activities, research and employment experience, and membership in ASA, CSSA and SSSA, or other societies. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000) (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  11. Career Goals
    Outline the possible career(s) you wish to pursue and what types of careers interest you. (Character Limit, including spaces: 4500)
  12. Educational and Certification Plans
    Outline your educational plans including any intention you may have to attend graduate school or become a CCA or CPSS. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000) (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  13. What are your primary reasons for seeking a mentor, and how do you see your mentor helping you?
    (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  14. Is there any additional information you wish to share with the selection committee?
    (Character Limit, including spaces: 500)