Monsanto understands youth are the future of the agriculture industry. With a growing population and a demand to feed 9 billion people by year 2050, the agriculture industry needs talented, driven and passionate youth willing to make a commitment to agriculture. This is why we invest in youth where they have the opportunity to learn and develop the skills necessary for us to remain world leaders in agriculture. Monsanto provides youth opportunities for scholarships, awards and internships in support of the following organizations:

As the youth become the next generation of agriculturalists, Monsanto appreciates the investment teachers make to ensure the youth are equipped and challenged as the future of the ag industry evolves. As part of Monsanto’s commitment to youth and education the following resources are available for teachers to utilize as they make a difference in the lives of students:

As agriculture continues to be one of the most dangerous and hazardous industries today, Monsanto continues to provide information to ensure safety on and off the farm is met. Following Monsanto’s commitment to provide education and training to help make rural, farm and ranch life safer and healthier for all children, the following programs were established:

For several years Monsanto offered various scholarship opportunities for students. Although Monsanto isn't offering scholarships for the 2011-2012 school year, the company continues to support the future of agriculture through various organizations and programs. In fact, in 2011 alone, Monanto gave more than $1.3 million to ag youth through America's Farmers Grow Communities. View previous scholarship winners below: