NIOP Scholarship Fund — the Albert F. Mogerley Scholarship Program

Congratulations to NIOP’s 2019 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Grace Tillman, one of two, Albert F. Mogerley Scholarship recipients. Grace is a freshman at Mississippi State University studying Food Science and Nutrition. Grace’s father works for NIOP member company, Stratas Foods.

Congratulations to Kimberly Oliver, one of two NIOP Albert F. Mogerley scholarship recipients.  Kimberly is a double major in Animal Science and Agricultural Business at Arkansas State.  Both of Kimberly’s parents work for NIOP member company Riceland Foods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NIOP Scholarship Program Named in Honor of Albert. F. Mogerley

At its 85th Annual Convention (2019), the NIOP named its scholarship program in honor of Albert F. Mogerley.  Mr. Mogerley was a mentor to many in the Oilseed Industry.  He gave selflessly to the industry through years of personal and professional dedication and leadership.  Mr. Mogerley was a postive and encouraging force in the industry. Following his death, several members of the board quickly determined that it would “fitting” to name the scholarship fund in Mr. Mogerley’s honor.  It is the organization’s goal that Mr. Mogerley’s example and legacy live on.

Two of Mr. Mogerley’s daughters, Laurie Rogers and Cheryl Moore, were in attendance at the 2019 Convention to accept a plaque and recognition of the naming of the scholarship fund for their father.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scholarship Winners

2018 Will Tiffany, Lincoln College  sponsored by his father Tom Tiffany, ADM

2018 Reilly Seagren, Baylor University sponsored by her father, Andy Seagren, Ventura Foods

 

NIOP Scholarship Fund

NIOP Scholarship Program Named in Honor of Albert. F. Mogerley

At its 85th Annual Convention (2019), the NIOP named its scholarship program in honor of Albert F. Mogerley.  Mr. Mogerley was a mentor to many in the Oilseed Industry.  He gave selflessly to the industry through years of personal and professional dedication and leadership.  Mr. Mogerley was a postive and encouraging force in the industry. Following his death, several members of the board quickly determined that it would “fitting” to name the scholarship fund in Mr. Mogerley’s honor.  It is the organization’s goal that Mr. Mogerley’s example and legacy live on.

Two of Mr. Mogerley’s daughters, Laurie Rogers and Cheryl Moore, were in attendance at the 2019 Convention to accept a plaque and recognition of the naming of the scholarship fund for their father.

 

 

NIOP Scholarships

NIOP is proud to promote academic excellence through its recently established NIOP Scholarship Fund. The Scholarship Committee is honored to present two $5,000 scholarships per year to eligible students.

Guidelines

Award – $5,000 per scholarship; payable directly to the academic institution for the approaching academic year.
Number of Scholarships – maximum of two scholarships are available in an academic year.
Eligibility Restrictions – recipient must be the son/daughter to an individual who is employed by a dues-paying NIOP member in good standing.

Criteria for Scholarship

Academic Achievement – minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Field of Study – applicants must be entering an undergraduate program in one of the following fields of study at their college or university: bioengineering, agriculture, land management, agri-business, food science, risk management, nutrition or supply chain/transportation.
Essay – All applicants must submit a 500-word essay (typed, double-spaced). Any essay significantly longer than two double-spaced pages will not be accepted. Essay topic: Explain why you want to pursue your chosen degree.

How to Apply

To apply for a 2019-2020 academic year scholarship, please submit a completed application and all supporting materials as one PDF file via email at leigh@niop.org . If email is not an option, please submit by mailing to NIOP Headquarters at PO Box 11035, Columbia, SC 29211. The mailed application must be submitted with no staples, page protectors, tabs, binders, brochures, books, notebooks, etc. Each page of the application should be an 8 ½ X 11 piece of paper (one-sided). Please keep a copy of the complete application for your records.

Each application packet must include the following:
* Completed application form
* Copy of the applicant’s high school or college transcript
* 500-word essay (typed, double spaced)
* Documentation from college, university or trade school program indicating specific field of study

If you have questions or concerns about the application process,
please contact leigh@niop.org

 

Scholarship Fund Program Application

Scholarship Fund Program Guidelines and Criteria