January 25, 2018 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aurora Cooperative announces 2018 scholarship
AURORA, NE—The Aurora Cooperative announces today it is accepting applications for its 2018 Aurora Cooperative Scholarship from now through March 26, 2018. Students can complete the application online at www.auroracoop.com or download the application from the website and mail it in.
These scholarships provide financial support for current high school seniors and also students enrolled in college who are pursuing a college education and career in agriculture. The Aurora Cooperative began awarding scholarships in support of continuing education within the agricultural sector.
This year five $1,000 and ten $500 scholarships will be awarded. The qualifying students must attend a public or private post-secondary institution in the 2018-2019 school year and major in an agriculture-related field. The applicant’s parent/guardian must be an active patron of the Aurora Cooperative.
“The Aurora Cooperative is committed to the agriculture industry and is honored to help students who are as passionate about it as we are,” said Kevin Sagehorn, Director of Marketing, Aurora Cooperative. “We believe in the future of agriculture with our young people and this is just one more way we can give back to our farmer-owners. By re-investing in the next generation.”
The Aurora Cooperative has awarded 100 scholarships totaling almost $78,000 since the program began in 2008.
About Aurora Cooperative – The Aurora Cooperative is a resource for better information, better products and services and better decision making all year long. With The Aurora Cooperative, farmer-owners have a trusted partner who looks well beyond the horizon. They are putting owners’ equity to work – every day – by anticipating what their farmer-owners will need tomorrow and creating what’s next for their farm.
A portfolio of innovation that supports every aspect of a farmer-owners’ operation. And an unwavering commitment to their success – however they measure it. Any farmer-owner of The Aurora Cooperative can rest assured that every investment the cooperative makes is focused on their farm, their cooperative, their future. To learn more about The Aurora Cooperative, visit their website at www.auroracoop.com.
For more information: Tessa Burgener