Eligibility

Who is a Cargill Global Scholar?

A Cargill Global Scholar is:

  • Accomplished
  • Tenacious
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Confident
  • Self-Aware
  • Industrious
  • Innovative
  • Imaginative
  • A Critical Thinker

Who Can Apply?

Applicants to the Cargill Global Scholars program must:

  1. Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia or the United States.
  2. Attend a partner university in the country of citizenship or permanent legal residency
  3. Be a first or second year university student
  4. Demonstrate high academic performance
  5. Demonstrate leadership potential

Preference will be given to applicants who:

  1. Demonstrate financial need
  2. Specialize in fields of study that are identified as preferred fields (see each country’s guidelines)
  3. Are from a disadvantaged or underrepresented group within their country

For more information on the specific requirements for your country and to see if you may be eligible for a Cargill Global Scholarship, please visit the FAQ.