GEAPS Offers Scholarships for Students and Industry Workers 

Across the grain industry, well-trained and versatile employees are always needed. GEAPS offers a pair of scholarships to help ensure professionals have the training they require, and to help future grain industry workers develop skill sets that help them thrive from the day they start. 

Watch for emails and In-Grain for notice of winners and application periods. For more information, contact GEAPS by email or at (763) 999-4300

Henry H. Kaufmann Memorial Scholarship  

The Henry H. Kaufmann Memorial Scholarship supports industry professionals who are looking to improve their versatility by eliminating language barriers in the workplace. It applies to tuition, books and fees at accredited institutions. Students attending institutions outside the United States may apply if their college or university’s language program is formally affiliated with an accredited U.S. school. 

The scholarship is named after Henry H. Kaufmann, who was GEAPS’ International President 1975-75 and treasurer from 1977 until his death in 1980. 

Applications are accepted each spring and awarded each summer.  Selection criteria may include the candidate’s commitment to career goals and the case made by the candidate for the proposed course of study. 

Harold Reese Memorial Scholarship  

The Harold Reese Memorial Scholarship is open to industry professionals and students. This scholarship provides financial assistance to participants in the GEAPS distance education program, and to students at other schools studying grain-related fields. 

The scholarship is named after Harold Reese who served as GEAPS’ president 1995-96. 

Applications are accepted each spring and awarded each summer. Scholarships will awarded based on qualifications and paid directly to educational institutions accredited by the United States Department of Education. They may only be used for tuition and books.