The Licking County Farm Bureau board of trustees has designated funds to assist with the next generation of youth pursuing careers that support the agricultural industry. Applicants must reside locally to Licking County and be members of the Licking County Farm Bureau, or have parents who are members. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2022

Applicant Qualifications

-Applicant must reside locally to Licking County.

-Parents of the applicant (or applicant) must be a Licking County Farm Bureau member.

-Applicant must be a high school graduate, senior in high school graduating this school year, or higher at the time of application working towards a degree, CDL license or occupational program certification (certification must be a minimum of 600 hours culminating in the student earning an industry-recognized credential, license, or certificate of completion).

-Selection preference given to students pursuing a degree in agricultural or environmental related major. Occupational program certificates that support the agricultural industry such as diesel mechanic, heavy truck technician training, etc. are also encouraged to apply.

-Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

Required items:

-Letters of recommendation: Must provide three references.

-Transcripts: Copy of your most recent high school and/or college/technical school transcripts.

-Essay questions: Please answer the following question. (Limit your responses to 300-500 words):

America’s farmers are leading the way in climate-smart practices that reduce emissions, enrich the soil and protect our water and air, all while producing more food, fiber and renewable fuel than ever before. How do you see your generation continuing to improve climate smart farming? 

 

To apply, visit the scholarship page and complete the online application.

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