Scholarship Available

Hardin County Farm Bureau 2017 Scholarships

Below are two separate scholarships– one is for ag majors only and the other is for any major.  Links are below for the applications.

“Jane Ralston” Memorial Scholarship

  1. The Scholarship shall be known as the Hardin County Farm Bureau “Jane Ralston” Memorial Scholarship.
  2. The amount of the scholarship shall be in the amount of $500 (Up to two recipients).
  3. The scholarship shall be awarded to a student based upon the applicant’s ability to meet the following criteria as determined by the selection committee.
  • Graduating senior for expenses during the freshman year of college.
  • Any field of study at any school.
  • Applicant must reside in Hardin County.
  • Applicant or parents must be a member of the Hardin County Farm Bureau.
  • The applicant must have at least a 2.5 grade point average in high school.
  • Extra-curricular activities indicate leadership ability

Application must be completed and sent to:

   The Hardin County Farm Bureau

   Attn:  Scholarship Committee

   109 W. Sycamore St.

   Columbus Grove, Ohio 45830      

The following timeline shall be followed:

  • Return application by April 6, 2017 (close of business).
  • The scholarship winner will be selected at the April Trustee Board Meeting (1st Tuesday of the month).
  • The winning recipient(s) will be announced at the Annual Meeting in August, (attendance requested).
  • Certificate will be presented at the school award ceremony.
  • Check will be sent, payable to the recipient, upon completion of the first quarter/semester and receipt of grade report at the county office.

Click on link for application

“Walter Oates” Memorial Scholarship

  1. The Scholarship shall be known as the Hardin County Farm Bureau “Walter Oates” Memorial Scholarship.
  2. The amount of the scholarship shall be in the amount of $500 (one recipient).  
  3. The scholarship shall be awarded to a student based upon the applicant’s ability to meet the following criteria as determined by the selection committee.
  •         Graduating senior for expenses during the freshman year of college.
  •         Field of study in Agriculture.
  •         Applicant must reside in Hardin County.
  •         Applicant or parents must be a member of the Hardin County Farm Bureau.
  •         The applicant must have at least a 2.5 grade point average in high school.
  •         Extra-curricular activities indicate leadership ability.
  1. Application must be completed and sent to:

   The Hardin County Farm Bureau

   Attn:  Scholarship Committee

   109 W. Sycamore St

   Columbus Grove, Ohio 4583

The following timeline shall be followed:

  •            Return application by April 6, 2017 (close of business).
  •            The scholarship winner will be selected at the April Trustee Board Meeting (1st Tuesday of the month).
  •            The winning recipient will be announced at the Annual Meeting in August, (attendance requested).
  •            The certificate will be presented at the school award ceremony.
  •            The check will be sent, payable to the recipient, upon completion of the first quarter/semester and receipt of grade report at the county office.

Click here for application