The DEKALB Asgrow Left Turns for Learning Scholarship program (the “Program”) is sponsored by Monsanto Company and administered and managed by the National FFA Organization (“National FFA”). Winning scholarship applications will be judged and selected by National FFA from a pool of eligible applicants based on criteria set out at (the “FFA Website”), and based on eligibility requirements set out at the FFA Website and below. For full details regarding the number of awards, entry period, submission requirements and scoring criteria, please visit the FFA website. Additional details regarding eligibility and additional terms and conditions of the Program are below. Please review the FFA website frequently for up-to-date information.

1. Sponsor: 

The sponsor of the Program is Monsanto Company, 800 North Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri 63167.

2. Program Entry Period: 

Applications for the Program must be received between 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time on November 1, 2019 and 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 15, 2020 (the “Program Entry Period”).

3. Eligibility: 

Student Eligibility – The Program is open to students who are: 1) current members of the FFA; 2) are high school seniors (public, private or homeschool) entering his/her freshman year in Fall 2020 or full-time college students entering his/her sophomore, junior or senior year in Fall 2020 (enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours); 3) have at least a 3.0 GPA at the time the application is submitted; 4) agree to the terms of these Official Rules; and 5) meet any and all other eligibility requirements set out on the National FFA website. In addition, applicants must be pursuing or demonstrate an intent to pursue an agriculture-related major/degree in agribusiness systems, biotechnology systems or plant systems from a two- or four-year higher education program.

Individuals Not Eligible to Participate – The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the Program: (1) officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor, or of any of its representatives or advertising/promotion agencies, or any of their spouses/domestic partners, children, or household members; (2) officers, directors and employees of Bayer Group, or of any of its subsidiaries or affiliates, or any of their spouses/domestic partners, children, or household members; and (3) officers, directors and employees of any seed dealer, or any of their spouses/domestic partners, children, or household members.

4. How to Apply for a Scholarship:

The Program scholarship application is administered by the National FFA. Eligible students must visit to complete the application between 12 a.m. Eastern Time on November 1, 2019 and 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 15, 2020.

All applicants are required to complete all registration information (including, without limitation, your name, address and other contact information). All applications must be completed within the Program Entry Period to be eligible to win. Any applications received after the end of the Program Entry Period will not be accepted. All applications become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Limit one application per person, regardless of method of entry.  Applications in excess of this limit are void.

5. Scholarship Award:

Students from all counties in the United States are eligible to participate. There will be one scholarship awarded from among all entrants chosen by the National FFA. The amount of the scholarship is $10,138.

Program scholarships are not transferable. No substitution of Program scholarship or any portion thereof is allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  Program scholarships may only be used toward college tuition during the Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 school year. Program scholarships have no retail value.

6. Conditions of Participation:

By participating in the Program, each applicant agrees as follows: (1) to be bound by these Official Rules which are final and binding in all respects, and to comply with all decisions of the Sponsor with regard to the Official Rules, its interpretation or application; (2) that he or she meets all the eligibility requirements under these Official Rules; (3) to comply with all applicable laws and regulations; and (4) that Missouri law, without regard to its conflict of laws principles, shall apply exclusively to the Program and Official Rules and that any dispute with respect to the Program and/or these Official Rules shall be resolved in either the federal or state courts located in the State of Missouri, County of St. Louis.

By participating in the Program, each applicant also, except where legally prohibited, without additional compensation: (1) grants permission for the Sponsor, and those acting pursuant to the Sponsor’s direction, to use his or her name, hometown name, picture, portrait, likeness, voice, biographical information, and comments made in connection with the Program in any and all advertising and promotional materials, worldwide, and/or on the Internet, including social media, relating to the Program, and similar programs which may be offered by the Sponsor; (2) waives any right to review or approve any such use; (3) agrees that the Sponsor may make slight stylistic modifications to his or her comments, which do not materially alter the original meaning; (4) agrees that all media or other materials created by the Sponsor are the property of the Sponsor, including but not limited to any copyright therein; (5) agrees that the release of information about winners, including dissemination to the public and media through any channels, may be made by the Sponsor; and (6) releases the Sponsor from any and all claims for libel, copyright, invasion of privacy or rights of publicity pertaining to such use.

7. Use of Information:

Data collected by the National FFA Organization from scholarship applications will be shared with the Sponsor and will include applicant’s name, hometown mailing address, email address and phone number. Please see website for more information regarding the National FFA Organization’s privacy policy.

Contact information provided to the Sponsor will be used by the Sponsor, and those acting on behalf of the Sponsor, to communicate with applicants regarding the Program. This information may include, but is not limited to, name, address, phone number and e-mail address.

Applicants may choose not to receive future communications regarding the Program by calling 1-877-267-3332.

8. General:

The Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing or offering of this Program, or in the description of any Program scholarship or in any other materials produced in connection with the Program. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, garbled, misrouted, damaged, distorted, late, stolen or misdirected entry forms, whether submitted online or by mail. To the extent there is any conflict between any communications and/or materials regarding the Program or any Program scholarship, and the Official Rules, the Official Rules will control.

Uses of automated devices are not valid for submission of applications and will subject the user to immediate disqualification.

The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Program. In the event of termination of the Program, a notice will be posted online.

Applications that do not comply with these Official Rules will be disqualified. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry at any time which, in its opinion, is offensive, contains unsuitable material, threatens the safety or wellbeing of any applicant, or if it is determined that the applicant has not complied with these Official Rules. Further, the Sponsor may disqualify any person based upon suspected fraud, dishonesty, violation of rules or other misconduct. Applicants must comply with all rules as published.

The Program is subject to all applicable federal, and/or state rules and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

9. Release:

By participating in the Program, each applicant agrees to release the Sponsor and its directors, officers, employees and agencies, and Bayer Group and its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and agencies, from any liability related to the Program, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with participation in the Program.

10. Winners List:

To obtain a list of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to OBP Agency, Attn: Jillian Holdener, 914 Spruce Street, St. Louis, MO 63102.

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