FARM Scholarship Available

scholarship 2015

Kim Morgan, Scholarship Chairman, left presents the Foundation for Agriculture and Resource Management (FARM) to the 2015 Hannah Miller of Tamaqua. 2016 Scholarship appllications are due by June 1 and the application may be found on the Schuylkill County Fair web site at www.schuylkillfair.com/scholarships

Foundation for Agriculture and Resource Management (Schuylkill County Fair) Scholarship application are available to down load from www.schuylkillfair.com under the scholarship tab.  The same scholarship application can also be found on the Schuylkill Area Community Foundation web site at www.sacfoundation.com .  Interested candidates need to submit the application by June 1st.

Interested candidates must be a graduate of an accredited high school or vocational school.  The candidate must have completed one year in an accredited two year educational or vocational institution or at least one year, but no more than three years in a four year institution.  Scholarships are open to any individual that has shown a Dairy animal, Livestock Breeding Animal or Market Animal in the 4-H/FFA show at the Schuylkill County Fair any time after 1982.  Applicants must have shown an animal as a member of a Schuylkill County 4-H Club or Schuylkill County FFA Chapter.  An individual can receive the award only one time.   Scholarships are awarded based on Schuylkill County Fair participation and volunteerism, academic, financial need, 4-H or FFA involvement and community service as determined from the application and letters of support.

Don’t miss this opportunity for funding the expense of higher education.  Look for the scholarship on the above mentioned web sites.  Fill out the application and include letters of support by the June 1st.

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