Cargill Global Scholars are high performing undergraduate university students in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia or the United States, studying in a field that relates to Cargill’s business goals of providing innovative solutions to meet today’s economic, environmental and societal challenges.
Who Can Apply?
Applicants to the Cargill Global Scholars program must:
- Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia or the United States
- Attend a partner university in the country of citizenship or permanent legal residency
- Be a full-time undergraduate university student (see country specific details for eligible years of study on the FAQ pages for Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia or the United States)
- Demonstrate high academic performance
- Demonstrate leadership potential
Preference will be given to applicants who:
- Specialize in fields of study that are identified as preferred fields (see each country’s guidelines)
- Are from an underrepresented group within their country
- May demonstrate financial need
For more information about the specific requirements and preferences for applicants in your country and your eligibility to become a Cargill Global Scholar, please visit the FAQ page.
Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements noted for their country to be considered for the Cargill Global Scholars Program. Documentation required for your application will based on the requirements of each country’s application.
Upon acceptance into the Cargill Global Scholars Program, students must:
- Adhere to the Cargill Global Scholars Code of Conduct and Terms of Award guidelines.
- Successfully complete both the In-Country (Year 1) and Global Leadership Seminars (Year 2).
- Participate in the mentorship program by communicating with their assigned Cargill Mentor, Cargill Staff and IIE Staff.
- Maintain full-time enrollment at the partner university you attend, as well as meet a specific overall academic GPA standard.