Trevor Vancura, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

A yearly scholarship of $2,000 will be given to one undergraduate student, with a special interest in agricultural machinery product design and development, who meets the following criteria:

  1. Is a biological or agricultural engineering student;
  2. Has completed at least one full-year as an undergraduate student;
  3. Is not a graduating senior in the semester/term of application;
  4. Is enrolled in an engineering curriculum that is accredited by ABET or CEAB;
  5. Has an overall GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale); and
  6. Can attest to the need for financial aid*

For this grant, financial aid is limited to tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board.

This ASABE scholarship is made possible by the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. William J. Adams, Jr., through the ASABE Foundation.

The recipient of the grant is selected by the P-120 Student Organizations Committee. More than one scholarship may be awarded yearly if the pool of qualified nominees is sufficient. The committee reserves the right to not award the scholarship during a particular year. The recipient will be notified in early June. Publicity surrounding the scholarship winner will occur in a fall issue of Inside ASABE and by press release.

A student may apply to more than one scholarship, as long as all requirements are met. All essays must be original. Only one ASABE Foundation funded scholarship will be granted to any one student per academic year.

Entry Deadline: March 15

Entry Form

The Application Process
1. Complete the entry form, which includes writing a brief essay stating why you have selected the design and development of new agricultural machinery products as the area of focus for your degree and the extent of your financial need.

2. Have your department head (or other college official) complete the endorsement section of the entry form, corroborating that
you are a declared major in biological or agricultural engineering accredited by ABET or CEAB in U.S. or Canada; are a student member of ASABE, and that you have completed at least one year of undergraduate study and have at least  one year of undergraduate study remaining from the time of application; have a GPA of at least 2.5 (4.0 basis) or equivalent; have a special interest in agricultural machinery product design and development; and can attest to the need for financial assistance.

Please e-mail the completed entry form , along with your essay, to the attention of the Awards Administrator.

Past Recipients