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2017 agricultural scholarships available

Following is an ongoing list of agricultural scholarship opportunities from both ag commodity organizations and the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.

Check back for updates:

Ohio students from rural, suburban and urban communities and pursuing degrees connected in some way to agriculture are invited to apply for a set of scholarships through programs supported by the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation. Applications are due Feb. 28, 2017, unless otherwise noted.

Ohio Agricultural Council is once again offering up to six $1,500 scholarships to assist students pursuing undergraduate and graduate level agricultural-related studies. Applications are due Feb. 28, 2017.

Montgomery Soil and Water Conservation District is offering a $500 scholarship to a resident of Montgomery County. Apply by May 5, 2017.

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation and Ohio Corn and Wheat scholarship programs are now closed. 

Many county Farm Bureaus also are offering scholarships. Please visit the county Farm Bureau pages for scholarship information. This list will be updated as county’s announce their plans.

Adams County – Apply by March 31

Ashland County – Apply by April 1

Auglaize County – Apply by April 1

Butler County – Apply by April 7

Champaign County – Apply by April 15

Clark County – Apply by April 15

Clermont County – Apply by March 30

Columbiana County – Apply by March 15

Darke County – Apply by April 15

Defiance County – Apply by March 31

Fairfield County – Apply by April 1

Franklin County – Apply by March 31

Fulton County – Apply by March 31

Greene County – Apply by April 15

Guernsey County – Apply by March 24

Hamilton County – Apply by April 15

Henry County – Apply by March 31

Highland County – Apply by March 30

Hocking County – Apply by April 1

Lake County – Apply by April 1

Licking County – Apply by April 14

Logan County – Apply by April 1

Lucas County – Apply by April 3

Mahoning County – Apply by April 1

Medina County – Apply by April 1

Mercer County – Apply by April 1

Miami County – Apply by April 15

Monroe County – Apply by March 24

Montgomery County – Apply by April 1

Muskingum County – Apply by April 7

Ottawa County – Apply by April 3

Perry County – Apply by April 1

Pickaway County – Apply by April 1

Portage County – Apply by March 15

Preble County – Apply by April 1

Ross County – Apply by April 1

Sandusky County – Apply by April 3

Seneca County – Apply by April 4

Shelby County – Apply by April 1

Trumbull County – Apply by March 15

Warren County – Apply by April 1

Wayne County – Apply by April 1

Williams County – Apply by March 31

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelli Milligan Stammen is director of publications for the Ohio Farm Bureau.