Syngenta - Investing in the Future of Ag

Our roots in agriculture run deep, and continue to thrive through the introduction of innovative technologies and solutions that enable farmers to grow more from less. Additionally, we are committed to awarding tomorrow’s ag leaders who are rooted in agriculture. Are you a college student who has been inspired by someone to be rooted in the industry?

If so, we invite you to compete for a portion of $20,000 in available awards to help grow your future.

What do you need to do?

Complete the online application form (see ‘Apply Now’ link below) by May 26, 2016. Within the application, you will be required to submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay in response to the following topic:

Tell us about a person who inspired you to be rooted in agriculture, and how his or her influence motivated you to pursue a degree and ultimately a career in the industry. How will you pay it forward and encourage others to be rooted in ag?

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Meet our 2015 Winners

National Graduate Level Winner
Mitch Roth of Michigan State University

Upon receiving his scholarship last fall, Mitch said he planned to apply his scholarship towards tuition and professional development. “I would like to utilize a portion of the scholarship to join the International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. There’s also an international conference this summer that I’d like to attend so I can meet with the leaders in the field,” Roth said.

National Undergraduate Level Winner
Logan Crumbaugh of Michigan State University

Logan appreciates the practical application of the scholarship program and encourages others to apply. “When you apply you have the opportunity to broaden your understanding of the industry. You could be in farming your whole life and still learn more about ag every day,” Crumbaugh said. He said he looks forward to graduation and returning to the family farm.

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Career Opportunities for Recent College Grads

Syngenta offers a wide array of developmental programs for recent college graduates. These programs are designed to recruit and train the highly qualified employees that make Syngenta a world class agribusiness.

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Internships and Mentoring

It's never too early to get connected with Syngenta. In addition to the challenging and rewarding career opportunities we offer, there are many ways that students can develop a relationship with Syngenta while still in school.

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