Cargill Global Scholars Program (CGSP) in USA, 2019

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Scholarship Description: Applications are open for The Cargill Global Scholars Program (CGSP) organized by the by the Institute of International Education on behalf of Cargill. The scholarship is open to undergraduate students from Brazil, China, India, Russia, Indonesia, and the United States.

Global Scholars is a global program designed to promote leadership capability, critical thinking skills and global networks for scholars, global leaders for scholars, decision makers, visionary and socially aware innovators.

Scholarship Provider: International Institute of Education is a 501 organization that focuses on international student exchange and assistance, foreign affairs and international peace and security. It creates programs for study and training for students, teachers, and professionals in different fields.

Degree Level: The scholarship is open to pursuing an undergraduate degree program.

Available Subject: The scholarships will be awarded to studying in a field that relates to Cargill’s business goals of providing innovative solutions to meet today’s economic, environmental and societal challenges.

Scholarship Benefits: Each Cargill Global Scholar will:

  • Receive an annual scholarship award for up to two years, to help off-set any academic-related
  • Participate in a fully-funded In-Country Seminar (Year 1) and Global Seminar (Year 2).
  • Receive mentorship by Cargill employees to help the scholars identify short and long term academic and goals and will assist in reaching these goals through networking, face-to-face meetings, and communication by email and phone.
  • Participate in a series of experiential learning modules, leadership development training, coupled with network opportunities with Cargill executives.
  • Become a member of the Cargill Global Scholars Alumni community

To be eligible, the applicants must be following all the given criteria:

Eligible Nationalities: Scholarships are available to students from all around the world.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants to the Cargill Global Scholars program must:

  • Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia or the United States.
  • Attend a partner university in the country of citizenship or permanent legal residency
  • Be a first or second-year university student
  • Demonstrate high academic performance
  • Demonstrate leadership potential
  • Preference will be given to applicants who:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Specialize in fields of study that are identified as preferred fields (see each country’s guidelines)
    • Are from a disadvantaged or underrepresented group within their country
  • In order to be eligible for an award, applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the country in which they apply, be enrolled at a partner university, and be a first or second-year full-time university student. Documentation required will base on the requirements of the countries application.
  • Upon acceptance into to the Global Scholars Program, students must:
    • Adhere to Cargill Scholars Code of Conduct.
    • Attend both the In-Country (Year 1) and Global Seminars (Year 2).
    • Participate in the mentorship program by communicating with their assigned Cargill Mentor, Cargill Staff, and IIE Staff.
    • Remain enrolled in partner college/university, in addition to maintenance of required GPA requirements.

Application Procedure: To apply for the scholarship, the applicants must submit an online application through the given link:

To apply for the 2018-2019 application cycle, select the link below based on your program countray of eligibility.

Scholarship Link

Deadline: Open

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