COLUMBUS — The Ohio Agricultural Council is offering up to six $1,500 scholarships to students pursuing their education in agricultural-related areas of study and to help promote agriculture and agri-business as a growing field of career opportunities.
Scholarship recipients are selected based on excellent academic record, outstanding leadership qualities, community involvement and essay responses.
High school and college students may apply.
Applicants or their parent or legal guardian must be a resident Ohio. The applicants must have declared, or plan to declare, a major in agriculture at any two-year or four-year college or university.
The application deadline for the 2018-19 school year is Feb. 28.
A committee of active members will review and select applicants. Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than April 15 of their award and will be recognized at the council’s annual Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame Awards Program Aug. 3 at the 2018 Ohio State Fair in the Cardinal Hall building.
As part of the award, the scholarship recipients will receive a one-year complimentary membership.
For more information visit www.OhioAgCouncil.org.
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