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NPF Announces Call for Scholarship Program
 
Published Wednesday, January 5, 2011

The Natural Products Foundation (NPF) is pleased to announce a 2011 scholarship award for students and industry members interested in pursuing a career in a natural products-related field. By assisting members of the community to meet their professional objectives, the Natural Products Foundation will continue to bolster the future success and advancement of natural products.

The Natural Products Foundation will award the scholarship to attend an educational program designed to further knowledge of natural products on the basis of the following criteria:

Financial need: Applicants must be able to demonstrate personal need for financial aid.

Academic achievement: The applicant must show the ability to accomplish high academic achievement, demonstrated by previous test scores, grades in other courses, or professional achievement.

Leadership: Applicants must demonstrate fundamental leadership skills.

Applicants must fill out a preliminary application online: Natural Products Foundation Scholarship Fund Application. In addition, two letters of recommendation from teachers or employers will be required. To be eligible for the NPF scholarship, applicants must be a resident of the United States. Applications will be accepted beginning January 5, 2011 and must be completed by February 5, 2011. Top finalists will be determined by the NPF Scholarship Award Committee and will be assessed during a telephone interview to take place in March 2011.

Award winners will be notified by May 1, 2011 and will be announced at the Natural Products Association MarketPlace in 2011. Please direct questions to Deb Knowles, Executive Director, Natural Products Foundation, debknowles@naturalproductsfoundation.org, or (941) 349-9044.



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