The Cargill Global Scholars Program 2019

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EligibilityFirst/second year undergraduate students
AwardUp to USD 2500 for 2 years

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About the Program

The Cargill Global Scholars Program is a distinctive, two-year leadership development program that provides financial support, and additional leadership development training and one-on-one mentoring. The objective of the program is to build a global network of future leaders who go on to make important contributions to advance business, agriculture and food security in the future.

Scholarship Details
  • The Cargill Global Scholars Program 2019 DeadlineClosed

    The following students are eligible for the scholarship: 

    •  A first/second-year student in one of the following colleges:
      • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi
      • Delhi Technological University (DTU)
      • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai
      • The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Tiruchirappalli
      • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar
    • A student with good academic performance
    • Students who demonstrate leadership quality

    Note: Special preference will be given to female candidates.


    The selected scholars will receive the following benefits: 

    • An annual scholarship award of USD 2500  for up to 2 years, to help off-set any academic-related expenses.
    • An opportunity to participate in a fully-funded 3-day leadership seminar during the first year of the program designed to enhance the scholars’ leadership skills.
    • An opportunity to participate in a fully funded Global Leadership Seminar to be held at one of Cargill’s global locations during the second year of the program.
    • An opportunity to be paired with a Cargill leader who will serve as a mentor, the mentors will help the scholars identify short and long-term academic and professional goals and assist in reaching these goals.
    • The selected scholar will become a member of the Cargill Global Scholars alumni community.

    The following documents will be required at the time of application: 

    • High school mark sheet (official copy)
    • University/Institute transcript (official copy, for both first and second semester)
    • Two letters of reference (online form provided)
    • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
    How can you apply?

    Follow the below steps to apply:

    Step 1: Click here to apply online on the portal. 
    Step 2: Log in and fill the application form. 
    Step 3: Attach the necessary documents.
    Step 4: Submit the application.

Important Dates
  • Submission deadline: 5th March 2019
  • Interviews for semi-finalists: May 2019
  • Announcement of winner: June 2019
Terms and Conditions
  • The selected candidates must be available to participate in the 3-day 2019 India In-Country Leadership Seminar, which will be held mid-September 2019.
  • The application must be completed in full and submitted by the deadline of March 5, 2019, 23:59 PM Indian Standard Time.

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