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SWFC Annual Scholarship Program

Joe Eddleman scholarship

The Southwestern Fertilizer Conference Joe Eddleman scholarships are available to any relative of a SWFC participant who is currently enrolled, or will be within the next nine months, in an accredited advanced educational institution.  The conference will award four $5,000 scholarships in 2024.

The application period for the 2024 scholarship application has passed.  The application form for the 2025 scholarships will be made available at this site in November.

2015 Winners
2016 Winners
2017 Winners
  • John Daniel Day, Murray State University
    Son of John Day, CGB Fertilizer

  • Heidi Keck, Baylor University
    Daughter of Matt Keck, CGB Fertilizer

  • Jorge Dunklau, South Dakota State University
    Son of Samantha Dunklau, Nulex

  • Lindsey Forshee, University of Mississippi
    Daughter of Timothy Forshee, Carolina Eastern Inc. - Pensacola

  • Tyler Feist, Colorado State University
    Son of Kelvin Feist, Intrepid Potash

  • John Day, Murray State University
    Son of John R. Day III, CGB Fertilizer

  • Ereka Hunt, Washington University in St. Louis
    Daughter of Bart Hunt, PotashCorp

  • Brooke Johnson, Harding University
    Daughter of Scott Johnson, ADM

  • Nicholas Voichahoske, South Dakota State University
    Son of Gary Voichahoske, Consolidated Sourcing Solutions

  • Lauren Lopez, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Daughter of Margaret Lopez, CSX

  • Erin Flahive, Kansas State University
    Son of Kevin Flahive, Koch Fertilizer

  • Savannah Avery, McLennan College
    Granddaughter of Jack Griffin, Texas Farm Products

2018 Winners
2019 Winners
2020 Winners
  • Danni Poole, West Texas A&M University, Daughter of Danny Poole, Poole Chemical Co.​

  • Emma Kate Few, SMU, Daughter of Trey Few, K+S North America

  • Clara Keck, Christian Educational Consortium, Daughter of Matthew Keck, CGB Fertilizer

  • Caitlin Gustafson, Sierra College, Daughter of Andrew Gustafson, Tessenderlo Kerley

  • Ethan Day, Murray State University, Son of John Day III, Helm Fertilizer Corp.

  • Joshua Reeder, Mississippi State University, Son of Lance Reeder, The Mosaic Co.

  • Kaleb Scott, Texas Tech University, Grandson of Howard Wittig, PotashCorp

  • Grace Ann Stewart, University of Mississippi, Daughter of Mark Stewart, Drexel Chemical Co.

  • Michaela Shaw Kandzer, University of Florida

       Daughter of Keith Shaw, Mayo Fertilizer

  • Emma Simpson, North Carolina State University

       Daughter of George Simpson, Yara North           America​

  • Jake Duke, Middle Tennessee State University

       Son of John Duke, Tennessee Farmer's               Co-Op

  • Cheney Hopkins, West Texas A&M University

       Daughter of James Hopkins, Nutrien

2021 Winners
2022 Winners
2023 Winners
  • Eric Hamilton, Maggie L. Walker Governor's School, Son of Charles M. Hamilton, AdvanSix

  • Mya McArthur, Boise State University, Daughter of Rodney McAthur, JR Simplot Company

  • Kayla Reynolds, The University of British Columbia, Daughter of Richard Reynolds, Sollio Agriculture

  • Emma Simpson, North Carolina State University, Daughter of George Simpson, Yara North America

  • Rachel Hill, Mississippi State University, Mark Spiller, Yara North America

  • Jordan Howell, Iowa State University, daughter of Glen Howell, Calcium Products

  • Bethany Martinek, West Texas A&M University, daughter of Donnie Martinek, Martinek Grain and Bins

  • Taylor Reynolds, University of British Columbia, daughter of Richard Reynolds, Sollio Agriculture

  • Tristan Chambers, University of Saskatchewan, daughter of Jarrett Chambers, ATP Nutrition

  • Joseph Gladden, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, grandson of Dan Gladden, Borax, Western Ag Minerals

  • Brock Niederer, Brigham Young University-Idaho, son of Jake Niederer, Archer Daniels Midland

  • Emma Simpson, North Carolina State University, daughter of George Simpson, Yara North America

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