Scholarship

IIEA Scholarship Program has awarded $466,500 since 1980

Scholarships are awarded to students interested in the irrigation industry. Majors may include: Irrigation Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Horticulture, Crop and Soil Sciences, Agribusiness, Landscape Architecture and Design, Agriculture and Horticulture Education. Children of IIEA Members are also encouraged to apply.

2020 IIEA Scholarship Application Due Feb 29

2020 IIEA Scholarship Application

The Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association expects to award thousands of dollars in scholarships to deserving students going into agricultural irrigation or landscape irrigation fields in 2020.

Students who will be enrolled in a college program in the fall semester of 2020 or winter semester 2021 are eligible to apply for a scholarship.  Applications must be postmarked by February 29, 2020.  Any questions, contact Scholarship Chairman Dirk Leavitt, Valmont Industries, at (208) 226-5639.

In 2019, the IIEA awarded $21,000 in scholarships to 35 students. College scholarships ranged from $500 to $1,000 per student.  These students were selected because of academic accomplishments, activities, leadership, and interest in pursuing a degree in an agricultural irrigation or landscape-related field.  Students of IIEA member businesses are also encouraged to apply.  Students who have received IIEA Scholarships in the past are eligible to apply again.

The IIEA has awarded 767 scholarships totaling $466,500 since 1980. The IIEA’s Scholarship Program received the Idaho Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture in the Education/Advocacy category at the 2012 Larry Branen Idaho Ag Summit.

The IIEA was established in 1971 and membership consists of 115 separate entities including wholesale suppliers, retail dealers, equipment manufacturers, public utilities and financial institutions engaged in serving Idaho’s irrigation needs. Scholarship funds are donated by IIEA members and the general funds of the IIEA.

2019 IIEA Scholarship Winners are Announced

2019 Scholarship Winners
The Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association is pleased to announce that $21,000 in scholarships will be awarded to 35 students for the 2019-2020 school year.

Recipients are:  Lauren Anderson, Kekoa Attebury, Lauren Axness, Dallas Baker, Eric Ball, Cassandra Beene, Ross Blattner, Emily Corgatelli, Madison Crawford, Auguste Curtis, Kyle Daniels, Brandon Eldridge, Jessi Farr, Rachel Gross, Alyssa Hansten, Jared Holliday, Kyle Isham, Miqueas Johnson, Shandler Kidd, Jeremy Leavitt, Jayden Mink, Emma Morse, Lauren Morse, Kristin Nesbitt, Sierra Norman, Harlee Pearson, Dallin Polson, Madison Reeves, Miranda Reeves, Jessica Schmitz, Josie Schmitz, Preston Searle,Tyler Seely, Nicholas Smith, and Logan Stansell.

College scholarships ranged from $500 to $1,000 per student.  These students were selected on the basis of academic accomplishments, activities, leadership, and interest in pursuing a degree in an agricultural irrigation or landscape-related field. Students of IIEA Members also received scholarships.

The IIEA has awarded 767 scholarships totaling $466,500 since 1980. The IIEA’s Scholarship Program received the Idaho Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture in the Education/Advocacy category at the 2012 Larry Branen Idaho Ag Summit.

The IIEA was established in 1971 and membership consists of 125 separate entities including wholesale suppliers, retail dealers, equipment manufacturers, public utilities and financial institutions engaged in serving Idaho’s irrigation needs. Scholarship funds are donated by IIEA members and the general funds of the IIEA.

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