BARABOO, Wis. — Accelerated Genetics will provide the following scholarships to its customers’ families:
- Youth scholarship — Accelerated Genetics awards four $500 scholarships to high school seniors planning to major in agriculture at a short course, vocational technical college or a four-year university.
Any high school senior who has participated in FFA, 4-H, any of the various breed organizations or any other agricultural organizations is eligible to apply.
Download a scholarship application from at www.accelgen.com/Scholarships.aspx, call 800-451-9275 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is Feb. 15.
- Collegiate scholarship –– Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded to students currently enrolled in a short course, vocational technical college or a four-year university degree program.
The collegiate program is available to individuals who are currently in their freshman, sophomore or junior year and are majoring in any agricultural field.
This scholarship program is run by the National FFA Foundation.
Complete this scholarship application online at www.ffa.org. Click on “Programs” link and then the “Scholarship” link.
The application deadline is Feb. 1. The required signature page must be mailed postmarked no later than Feb. 8.
Applicants or their parents must be currently active customers of Accelerated Genetics to be eligible for both types of scholarships.