Warren County Farm Bureau offers a minimum of five scholarships per year for those pursuing higher education with a preference for majors in agriculture or agriculture-related fields. These scholarships may be valued from $500 to $1,000. Additionally the family of Fred D. Pursley is offering an additional $1,000 scholarship to honor his many years of service to the Warren County Farm Bureau.
The application process is two fold. The first phase requires the submission of a written application. Phase two requires an interview with the scholarship committee. Additional requirements include:
- The applicant’s family or guardian must have an active status Warren County Farm Bureau Membership ($75 dues) paid before April 1 of the application year.
- Applicant must have or will have obtained the rankling of high school senior or enrolled in an accredited college, technical or trade school at the time the scholarship is awarded.
- Scholarships will be awarded to the recipient upon a receipt of a grade card/ paid receipt from a college or trade school of applicant’s choice.
- Applicant must be a full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree to be eligible.
- Preference will be given to students pursuing a career in agriculture.
- An individual can be awarded the scholarship up to three times.
- Applicants will be subject to an interview. Inability to attend the interview will deem the applicant ineligible for the scholarship. Interview date is April 17.
- Application must be returned to the Warren County Farm Bureau office no later than April 1 of the year the scholarship is awarded.
Interview date is April 17, 2021. If you are unavailable for this date, you will need to contact the office for a possible alternate date option: 937-382-4407.