Marlena Long Receives Missouri Corn Scholarship

Posted on: April 16, 2019

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)–The Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee is pleased to award a 2019 Missouri Corn Scholarship to Marlena Long of Paris. Long 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.

Long is the daughter of Greg and Laura Long. She is a senior at Paris R-II and plans to attend the University of Missouri where she will study biochemistry.

This is the twenty-third 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 2020 Missouri Corn Scholarship Program will be available online on or before Dec. 15, 2019. Learn more about Missouri Corn by visiting

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