The USA rice, every year celebrates September as the National Rice Month. September is considered the time to celebrate the harvest of the mighty grain that has captivated America’s hearts and stomachs for more than 300 years. Almost 85% of the rice consumed in the united states is grown on family farms across six states which are as follows: Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas.
In view of that, USA rice presents to you a video contest for the students living in one of the above-mentioned rice-growing states. The scholarship is being sponsored by the American commodity company. The candidates applying for the scholarship must be graduating from high school. If you satisfy the eligibility criteria, you are welcome to apply for the contest and win your way to earn incredible awards.
The USA rice is the representative of all who is involved in rice production in the United States be it farmers, millers, researchers, marketers, packagers, and shippers.
The American commodity community, on the other hand, is a full-time service handler and marketer of milled and paddy rice. It deals in all major commercial varieties of short and medium-grain rice from California.
Here is a brief description for you concerning the following scholarship:
|Educational level||High school students|
|Amount||1st – $5,000/ 2nd – $3,000 / 3rd – $2,000|
|Number of awards||3|
|City||Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas|
|Contest deadline||October 31, 2021|
|Application fees||Not required|
|Requirements||Video, proof of enrollment|
Who is Eligible?
Following are the eligibility requirements that need to be satisfied for participating in the following scholarship contest:
- The applicant must be a graduating high school student (2021-22 school year)
- The applicant must be from the six primary rice-growing states — Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas
- The candidates who have not previously won a national Rice Month Scholarship are welcome to apply
How to Apply?
To apply for this scholarship, interested candidates must create an original and short video with no more than 3 minutes about U.S. rice, National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to you, your state, or the world in general.
The candidates must complete the application form and upload their videos to Youtube or Vimeo. Once you have uploaded your video, you must share it on your social media and encourage your friends, family, and teachers to watch and vote for your video.
The submissions will be judged based on the quality, originality, and creativity of the video. The winner of the following scholarship will be announced and notified by November 24, 2021.
Following are the scholarship prizes sponsored by the American commodity company:
- The first prize winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship.
- The second-place winner will receive a $3,000 scholarship.
- The third-place winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship.
The funds will be transferred directly to the winner’s school after the proof of verification from the accredited school be provided.
The last date for the application submission for the scholarship contest is October 31, 2021