Scholarships available, apply by March 31

Franklin County Farm Bureau will award approximately $15,000 in scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. Individual awards will start at a minimum of $500. The scholarship awards will be presented at the Franklin County Farm Bureau 2016 Annual Meeting to be held in August.

Franklin County Farm Bureau will select recipients from the applications that meet the mandatory criteria. A scholarship selection committee, appointed by the Franklin County Farm Bureau board of trustees, will evaluate the scholarship applications and present their recommendations for the awards to the board for approval. From the applications, the committee will evaluate each candidate’s academic performance, agriculture involvement and activities.

The application deadline this year is March 31, 2016 at 4 p.m. The amount varies depending on the committee’s approval. Please see the application and general information letter.