Agriculture, horticulture scholarships available

Greene County Farm Forum will award up to $5000 in scholarships to deserving current year graduating students or college freshmen pursuing higher education in a field related to agriculture. Those applying must be a resident of Greene County or have attended Greene County schools.

Applications are due April 20, 2018. For an application email scholarship chair Jim Byrd at: [email protected] or call 937-429-1805.

Over the past nine years Greene Co. Farm Forum has awarded over $19,600 to deserving recipients studying programs in agriculture.

The Greene County Master Gardener organization will award a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship to a deserving current year high school graduating student or college freshman. The student must be a resident of Greene County pursuing higher education within Ohio at an accredited technical school or in a 2 or 4 year college/university. The student must major in a field of study related to horticulture, turf management, landscape design or technology, soil science, entomology, pest management, botany-plant pathology, forest management or environmental sciences.

A copy of the application can be obtained through the Greene County Extension office at: https://greene.osu.edu or picked up at the office location at 100 Fairground Rd. Xenia, Ohio 45385.

Applications are due March 16.

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