Newport Independent - Newport, AR
  • Entry Deadline for National Rice Month Scholarship Contest Quickly Approaching

  • Less than two weeks remain for high school seniors to submit entries to the National Rice Month scholarship contest, sponsored by Dow AgroSciences.  
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  • Contest entries for students who conducted September rice promotions to vie for a scholarship award must be received by Friday, Oct. 12.   Three scholarship prizes totaling $8,500 will be awarded.  The grand prize is a $4,000 scholarship and a trip to the scholarship presentation on Dec. 10 at the USA Rice Outlook Conference in San Diego, CA.  The second-place winner will receive $3,000 and the third-place winner will receive $1,500. Winners will be notified by Nov. 9.  For more details, visit the scholarship webpage .