ESCONDIDO – The San Diego County Farm Bureau Scholarship Program is offering scholarships to college and college-bound students who are residents of San Diego County and are pursuing a degree in agriculture or a closely related field. Applicants are not required to be Farm Bureau members. The application deadline is April 12.
The San Diego County Farm Bureau scholarship application is available to established students as well as incoming freshmen to two or four-year colleges or universities. Scholarship recipients will be selected primarily on academic achievement, career goals, and a commitment to study agriculture.
Secondary criteria include extracurricular activities, financial need and written expression. Previous applicants and former scholarship recipients may re-apply for a Farm Bureau Scholarship by submitting an updated application, recommendations and grade transcripts.
Applications and recommendation forms are available from the Farm Bureau office or can be downloaded from http://www.sdfarmbureau.org, where applicants can also download information about more agriculture-related scholarship programs also accepting applications.
Completed applications for San Diego County Farm Bureau scholarships must be received in the Farm Bureau office at 1670 E. Valley Parkway in Escondido no later than 5 p.m. Monday, April 12.