Local SWCD offering senior scholarship
The Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District is offering one $500 scholarship to college students studying agriculture, natural resources or closely related fields at an Ohio college or university during the 2011-2012 academic year. Recipient of the scholarship must have completed the freshman year, and must be a Van Wert County resident.
Scholarship applications are due by Friday, May 4. The Scholarship Committee of the Soil and Water Conservation District will review all applications and the recipients will be announced in June. Scholarship money will be sent directly to the recipient’s college or university at the beginning of the academic year.
Criteria for determining the recipients will be area of study, grades, activities, leadership, and commitment to conservation practices. The Soil and Water Conservation District reserves the right to refuse any applications not meeting requirements.
Questions regarding the scholarship or application process can be answered by calling the Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District office at 419.238.9591.