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Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program Overview

Our Mission and Vision

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About New Century FS

New Century FS is a full-service agriculture and energy supplier in Central Iowa dedicated to providing high quality products and services to our customers. We are headquartered in Grinnell, Iowa with branches in Poweshiek, Iowa, Grundy, Benton, Tama, Black Hawk, Marshall, Story, Jasper, Boone & Polk counties. We provide agronomic services, fuel, and lubricant services and precision farming applications.

We are dedicated to supporting the local communities in which we do business. As part of this commitment to our communities, we are offering scholarship opportunities to local students with an interest in a career in agriculture.


The primary goal of the program is to encourage area students to prepare for a career in agriculture or agribusiness. This scholarship program is designed to provide college financial assistance to dependents of New Century employees or customers.

Who is Eligible?

To apply for a New Century FS Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be active or seeking membership in local agriculture groups, including membership in his/her local FFA chapter or 4H.
  • Be a dependent of a New Century FS customer, member or employee.
  • Be at least a high school senior or already enrolled in a community college and must have maintained a satisfactory grade point on at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale. Please submit official transcripts.
  • Scholarship recipient can receive a New Century FS scholarship once per year.

Scholarship Award

New Century FS will offer up to 5 $1,500 scholarships to full-time area students with an interest in pursuing a career in agriculture or agribusiness. Payments will be made at the beginning of the fall semester to the school recipients will be attending.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send application and official transcript to: Troy Koehler, General Manager, New Century FS, 1017 Ogan Avenue, P.O. Box 781, Grinnell, IA 50112; and must be received by Feb 9, 2022 to be accepted. No additional pages of information are to be attached. Applications are available at the link below.

Selection of Recipients

The New Century FS Scholarship Committee shall review the applications and rank the scholarship recipients. The recipients will be selected according to the following criteria: 1) outstanding leadership potential, 2) academic achievement, and 3) quality of responses.


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