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Waukesha County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Description:

The Waukesha County Farm Bureau is making available a number of scholarships of at least $500, to students who will be beginning or continuing on in higher education, and who meet the qualifications below:

  • The scholarship may be used at any accredited technical school or university for continuing education in agriculture or an agriculture related field.
  • Consideration will be given to non-agricultural field applications; however preference will be given to those that are agriculturally related.
  • The scholarship is at least $500 per student, per school year, and will be available to students in any year of their higher education.
  • Students are eligible and encouraged to apply every year, scholarship may be received more than once.
  • Scholarships will be awarded at the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee with approval of the Waukesha County Farm Bureau Board of Directors.
  • If no worthy candidate is found, the Scholarship Committee reserves the right to withhold the scholarship(s).
  • Recipient(s) will be asked to attend the Waukesha County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting (Thursday, September 5th, 2019) or a Waukesha County Farm Bureau Board Meeting to receive the scholarship.
  • Payment of scholarships will be made to the recipient(s) after their first term of the current year and after they have submitted a copy of their first semester grade transcript showing a 2.5 (C+) grade point average or better (due by February 15, 2020).
  • The Scholarship Committee will base their selection upon:
      • Activities (including participation in 4-H, school, community and employment)
      • Leadership Positions Held
      • Essays
      • Letters of Recommendation
      • Transcript of higher or continued education grades
  • Preference will be given to students, or students of families, who have Waukesha County Farm Bureau memberships. Applicants 22 years of age or older must have their own membership.
  • Preference will be given to students who are Waukesha County residents.

 

The application form must be filled out and submitted to the Scholarship Committee by Sunday, June 30, 2019, along with an essay and at least two letters of recommendation. References shall return their written recommendations to the Scholarship Committee in a sealed envelope.

 

SEND COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:

Ken Rosenow

Scholarship Committee

N67W36845 County Road K

Oconomowoc, WI 53066

 

For additional forms visit the Waukesha County Farm Bureau Website

http://wfbf.com/countyfarmbureaus/waukesha/

 

Award Amount: Amount Varies

Application Link: CLICK HERE

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019