Portage County Farm Bureau is offering the Robert Brookover Memorial Scholarship to Portage County Farm Bureau members and their family member within their household.

Four $500 scholarships will be awarded to students who are graduating high school or currently enrolled in college.

Deadline: March 31, 2024

Applicant Qualifications

Applicants must be a resident of Portage County.
Applicants must be a full-time student planning on attaining an undergraduate degree for 2 or 4 years at an accredited college, university or trade school recognized by the Portage County Farm Bureau.
Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or college students who are reapplying the following year, provided they are pursuing undergraduate studies and have maintained a grade point average of at least 2.5 after the first year.
Children of Farm Bureau members will be considered regardless of stated field of intended study.
All other applicants will be considered only if they plan to enroll in agriculture or an ag-related field.

Click Here to Apply!

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