The application deadline has been extended for the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship Program. Sponsored by BASF, the program awards five $1,000 scholarships annually to students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field.

Applicants must be entering at least their second undergraduate year, and they or a parent or legal guardian must be an NCGA member. Entries must be postmarked Friday, Feb. 1, at the latest.

Complete rules are at www.ncga.com/scholarship. Winners will be notified in February and recognized at the Commodity Classic in Nashville.