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Southern Illinois McDonald’s are Accepting Nominations for Ag Sholarships

Women walking away through a grass field.
Joseph Pearson

Local McDonald’s Restaurant Owner-Operators across Southern Illinois have partnered to offer The McDonald’s Agriculture Scholarship Awards Program for a second year.
The support of agriculture education nurtures McDonalds’ long-term ability to provide quality food to their customers through responsible sourcing of trusted supply chains.

Nominate an enrolled agriculture student now through March 22nd to be considered for one of twenty $500 scholarships. Winners will be selected this spring by local McDonald's organizations.

To be eligible, nominees must be enrolled in a college agriculture program and be a resident of or attending college within an eligible county in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, or Indiana listed at the nominee application link. Nominations can be submitted online and you can find the link here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/McDonaldsAgAwards

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