Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Call for Applications: McCorkle Scholarship

The AAEA Trust Committee is accepting applications for the 2016 Chester O. McCorkle Jr. Student Scholarship. This scholarship will support applied research by a graduate student on economic issues relating to agriculture. At least one (1) scholarship of up to $2,000 will be awarded. Funds can be used for research related expenses, data collection, tuition and program related expenses such as fees, books, supplies and equipment, provided the items are required of all students in the program.

Applicants should submit:
  1. Description of the proposed research (maximum of 5 pages)
  2. Itemized budget
  3. Letter of support from their major advisor; and
  4. Graduate transcript.
Applications are due October 12, 2015, and should be submitted as a single PDF file to the Brian Mondragón Jones at If you have any questions, please contact Brian by email or by phone at (414) 918-3190.

Applications will be reviewed by the AAEA Trust Committee, who will make a recommendation to the Executive Board. Applicants will be notified about the status of their application by the end of January 2016.

Learn more about the McCorkle Scholarship on AAEA website:

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