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McCorkle Scholarship Applications

The deadline has passed.

The AAEA Trust Committee is accepting applications for the 2024 Chester O. McCorkle Jr. Student Scholarship. This scholarship will support applied research by a graduate student on economic issues relating to agriculture. At least one (1) scholarship of up to $2,000 will be awarded. Funds can be used for research related expenses, data collection, tuition and program related expenses such as fees, books, supplies and equipment, provided the items are required of all students in the program.

Applications are due Monday, October 16, 2023.

Applicants should submit:

  1. Description of the proposed research (maximum of 5 pages)
  2. Itemized budget
  3. Letter of support from their major advisor; and
  4. Graduate transcript.

Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file to the Kristen McGuire at If you have any questions, please contact Kristen by email or by phone at (414) 918-3190.