The Lyon County KY Farm Bureau Board will offer one $500 scholarship to eligible Lyon County High School seniors for the current school year. The Scholarship may be applied to tuition, housing, books, and other educational expenses.
To be eligible, an applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale), be the child of a Lyon County KY Farm Bureau member for at least one year prior to applying for this scholarship and remain such, while the scholarship is in force, successfully complete high school within the year they apply for the scholarship. The application for the local KFB scholarship is the same application used for the state KFB application. Those applications are listed for you below.
The deadline for the scholarship applications to be submitted for local consideration to the Lyon County KY Farm Bureau is May 1. The local scholarship committee will make the final determination pertaining to local winners and interpretation of eligibility/rules. The winner will be announced at Senior Class Night at Lyon County High School
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One $2,000 scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship to two college or vocational/technical school students.
- Paul D. Everman Fund for Lifetime Learning Scholarship
One scholarship up to $3,000 to a non-traditional student, pursuing a four-year course of study.
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One $1,000 scholarship to a full-time graduate student pursuing a degree at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food & Environment.
- Women's Educational Grant
One $1,500 scholarship to a female non-traditional student for the following school year.
- Women's Mini-Grant Program
The grant of up to $500 is offered to county Farm Bureaus for education programs for grades Preschool-12 or adults, which will result in increased agricultural literacy for the target group. Six mini-grants will be awarded to county Farm Bureaus in 2016.
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Will award 86 county and state college scholarships to high school seniors pursuing a four-year course of study.
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A tour grant will be awarded to selected young beef cattle producers who are interested in furthering their knowledge of the beef cattle industry and participating in the John C. Hendricks Beef Tour sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation.