2023 Rising Star Award Application

The Rising Star Award, which is accompanied by a $1,000 education stipend, is presented to an Iowa high school senior or currently enrolled college student who:

  • Takes an active role in promoting Iowa agriculture through local, state and national activities;
  • Demonstrates the skills and drive necessary to help grow the Iowa soybean industry; and
  • Has plans to remain involved in agriculture in the future through professional or personal activities. 

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Application Form

Applications are due October 21, 2022. To be considered for the award, the application must be submitted by the intended recipient and include all required fields below. To upload your nominations in a PDF or Word document instead, just type UPLOADED in the application information fields. If you have additional questions, e-mail Devin Benish. (dbenish@iasoybeans.com)