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Sunday, Jun. 16, 2024

SWCD District offering a scholarship

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The Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District is offering one $1,000 scholarship to a student studying agriculture, natural resources or closely related fields at any Ohio college or university during the 2022-2023 academic year. The recipient of the scholarship must have completed their freshman year in college and must be a Van Wert County resident.

The scholarship committee of the Soil and Water Conservation District will review the applications, and announce recipients 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 recipient will be area of study, grades, activities, leadership, and commitment to conservation practices. The SWCD reserves the right to refuse any applications not meeting requirements.

Scholarship applications are available at the Soil and Water Conservation District office on Professional Drive in Van Wert, online at or by emailing

Applications and two reference forms must be received at the office by May 5.

POSTED: 03/02/23 at 11:09 pm. FILED UNDER: Farm, News