The scholarship is given in memory of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Nielsen. He served as president and chief executive officer of Farmland Industries Inc. from 1981-1986.The Nielsens were devoted to agriculture cooperatives and young people. They were both committed to improving economic conditions for farmers and ranchers through cooperative efforts.
Eligibility: Pursuing a four-year degree in agriculture with a major in agronomy crop science animal nutrition agricultural business/farm/livestock or ranch management agricultural economics agricultural journalism or international agriculture-Applicant or applicant's parents/guardians must be members of an agricultural cooperative that is also a member of the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives. For more information or to apply please visit the scholarship provider's website.