Richland County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce it will award two $500 scholarships for the school year 2019-2020. An applicant must be a member, or child or dependent of a member, of the Richland County Farm Bureau and a graduating senior or current college student.
Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student in a four year or two year university, an apprenticeship program or a trade school. Preference given to those students who enroll in an agricultural related major.
Click here for PDF of the guidelines. Past recipients may not reapply.
Applications are being accepted online only using a Google form. Applicants will need to upload a transcript from the academic institution they are currently attending and at least one letter of recommendation from someone other than a relative (example: a teacher, pastor, advisor, employer, etc.) at the time of application.
Deadline for submission of application is APRIL 1, 2019.
Selection for the scholarships will be made by a Richland County Farm Bureau scholarship selection committee by May 1.
Scholarship monies will be paid directly to the recipient to be used for school, books and living expenses following the next semester, or equivalent. All recipients must have a 2.5 GPA (or equivalent on a 4.0 scale) during college.
Recipients will receive the funds after submission of their respective transcript detailing their grades for the first semester, or equivalent, for the academic year AND proof that the student is enrolled as a full-time student for the next grading period.
Recipients will be given three tickets to attend the Richland County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting where the scholarship winner(s) will be recognized.