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For college students

If you are a college student interested in learning more about the agricultural industry there may be opportunities for you to gain knowledge and experience by working with a member of NICCA. Many of NICCA's members employ interns to help scout fields in the summer. Contact a NICCA member in your area for more information.

NICCA Scholarship

NICCA shall award scholarships to qualifying students seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree in the field of agriculture. The scholarships will be awarded at the December NICCA Meeting. The NICCA scholarship committee will determine scholarship winners and size of the awards.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY:

Experience as a summer intern with an individual or company that is a NICCA member.

TOP CONSIDERATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS:

Preference will be given to students interested in pursuing employment in the crop consulting profession upon graduation.

Preference will be given to students seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree in the field of agriculture.

A high degree of consideration will be given for students with a recommendation from a NICCA member summer employer.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applicants must complete an application form and provide a short essay – no longer than one page - on their experience as a summer intern while working for a NICCA member and how this experience will be used as they seek employment after graduation. References are not required but may be helpful in the selection process. Apply for this scholarship by mailing your application form and essay to:

Rick Reinsch

Attn: NICCA Scholarship

920 62nd Avenue

Kearney NE 68845

Applications for this scholarship can also be submitted by emailing your application form and essay to:

[email protected]

Application forms can be obtained by clicking on the link below.

Scholarship Application Form

 

DEADLINE FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

Each applicant’s application form and essay must be received by December 1 before the NICCA annual meeting in Kearney.


 

Becoming A Member

If you would like to learn more about becoming a member of NICCA call us at (308) 234-6343 or simply email the membership committee at your convenience.

If you're interested in becoming a member click on the link below and fill out the application and submit it to the membership committee.

Membership Application form

 


Friends of NICCA

 

Established in 2003, the Friends of NICCA program was designed to provide ongoing financial support for the association by allowing Nebraska Independent Crop Consultant Association allied members to support the organization with an annual financial sponsorship. Prior to the implementation of the Friends program, allied members were routinely asked to sponsor various aspects of the association's activities including meals at conventions, conference speakers, social event activities and more. Many allied members felt this process was burdensome and hard to budget for on a regular basis. The Friends program was created with the understanding that NICCA allied members would make an annual sponsorship to NICCA and not be asked to support the organization for other activities. The program has been very well received.

To see a list of our current Friends of NICCA visit the Friends of NICCA page.

If you are interested in becoming a friend of NICCA please download the application here and mail it to NICCA, PO BOX 412, Kearney NE 68848-0412

 

Your Friends of NICCA Sponsorship…..

.......is a minimum of $750 annually, but your annual commitment is based on the value you place on NICCA to your business operation. Many allied members have sponsorships exceeding $750 annually with upwards to $1,500.

 As a regular “Friend of NICCA” your business will receive:

  • One 8' x 10' exhibit space at the association's December annual meeting

  • One registration for the association's December annual meeting

  • One 8'x 10' exhibit space at the association's spring meeting

  • One registration for the association's spring meeting

  • One registration for the association's Fall Roundtable

  • Recognition at all NICCA events with your business logo placed on a large sign displayed prominently at all events

  • Additional recognition through regular announcements at NICCA events

  • Recognition in the NICCA roster

  • Recognition on the NICCA website

A Friend of NICCA sponsorship does not include annual association membership dues.

If you would like to become a Friend of NICCA

please contact Steve Breight

[email protected]

(308) 830-0262

 


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PO BOX 412
KEARNEY NE 68848-0412
(308) 627-7507

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