Nora Faris Receives Missouri Corn Scholarship

Posted on: April 15, 2016

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)–The Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee is pleased to award a 2016 Missouri Corn Scholarship to Nora Faris of Concordia. Faris will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to help pay for her continuing education.

Nora is the daughter of Paul and Betty Faris. She is a junior at the University of Missouri where she studies science and agricultural journalism.
This is the twentieth year Missouri Corn Scholarships have been available for high school and college students. High school applicants must be in their senior year and Missouri residents from a Missouri farm or rural area. They must also plan to attend a two- or four-year Missouri college or university and major in agronomy or related subject. College applicants must also be Missouri residents from a Missouri farm or rural area and be a junior enrolled in a Missouri four-year college or university majoring in the field of agronomy or related subject.

Applications for the 2017 Missouri Corn Scholarship Program will be available online after Dec. 15, 2016. Learn more about Missouri Corn by visiting

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