Spencer County Farm Bureau Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications for the 2018-2019 School Year

 

Spencer County Farm Bureau will award the following college scholarships for the 2018-2019 school term.

  • A $2000 scholarship to a high school senior pursuing a degree at a college/university.
  • A $2000 scholarship to a high school senior attending a vocational/technical institute.
  • A $2000 scholarship to a student currently attending a college/university or a vocational/technical institute.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
  • be the child of a Spencer County Farm Bureau member family.  Family must have been a member during the previous year in 2017, a current member in 2018 and remain such while the scholarship is in force.
  • be a current resident of Spencer County.
  • for the current college/university or vocational/technical institute scholarship, the student must be currently enrolled in a college/university or a vocational/technical institute.

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 30,
Click here
to download an application.

 

 

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