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2016 Brown County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application, Guidelines

Brown County Farm Bureau will award up to five $500 scholarships to those students graduating from high school in 2016.

Scholarship selection will be based on agricultural interests, scholastic achievement, financial need, and Farm Bureau participation.

If the parents are not Brown County Farm Bureau members, the student must be planning to major in agriculture at a *college or university and be a resident of Brown County, Ohio. This restrictive major is waived if the parents are Brown County Farm Bureau members. *Post secondary technical training in agriculture will also be considered.

To obtain this scholarship the student must complete an application form and return to the Farm Bureau office along with a copy of transcript and wallet size photo.

Applications are to be returned to our office by 4 p.m. March 31, 2016.

*If selected, the student must send the Brown County Farm Bureau proof of full- time enrollment (12 quarter-credit hours or semester equivalent credit hours) and at least a 2.5 grade point average after either the first or second grading period. All grades must be received no later than May 31, 2017.

Checks will be made payable to the college/university.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Farm Bureau office at 378-2212. Office hours are from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday-Thursday.

Lynn Snyder 

Lynn Snyder is senior director of communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.