National Sorghum Foundation and BASF Offer Joint Scholarships

LUBBOCK, Texas — The National Sorghum Foundation and BASF announce a new joint scholarship program for the 2017-2018 school year.

“We are excited to offer the next generation of sorghum support for their education–both inside the classroom and out in the industry,” said Tim Lust, National Sorghum Producers CEO. “Partnering with BASF offers these students the chance to attend the nation’s largest gathering of farmers and learn about the top issues and opportunities in agriculture.”

The jointly offered scholarships will include an award for tuition as well as cover recipients’ participation in the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas, March 2-4, 2017. Applicants must be the child or grandchild of a NSP member and be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an agriculturally related curriculum. Undergraduate applicants must be entering at least their second year of study for the 2017-2018 school year.

Interested students can apply for the scholarships at Applications are due by Dec. 1, 2016. For questions or to submit application materials, please contact Debra Lloyd at or 806-749-3478.

For more information about the National Sorghum Foundation or these scholarship programs, visit For more information on Commodity Classic, visit

For more information, contact:
Jennifer Blackburn
External Affairs Director
National Sorghum Producers
(806) 749-3478


The National Sorghum Foundation was created to promote research and education for sorghum and develop the leadership potential of active university students interested in studying agriculture and more specifically the sorghum industry.