Franklin County

Conservation District 

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Scholarship Opportunities

FRANKLIN COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT

$1,000.00 CONSERVATION SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship Rules


ELIGIBILITY:  Applicant must be an agriculture student graduating high school or college student majoring or planning to major in agriculture.  High school students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5. College students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 the first year (2 semesters) in college and a 2.5 grade point average each year thereafter.   A check will be made payable to the student and the college. Applicants must provide proof of enrollment in college at the time of the scholarship presentation.


PROCEDURE:  Application forms will be made available to eligible students, including family members of the Supervisors and Natural Resources Conservation Service employees, through the conservation district office.  The Board of Supervisors of the Franklin County Conservation District will select the winning applicant.


The application must include two letters of recommendation, a high school or college transcript, and a 200-300 word essay describing what you foresee as the future of agriculture and the important issues facing the agriculture community.


Applications, letters of recommendation, grade transcript, and essay should be returned to the Franklin County Conservation District, 103 Lakeview Court, Frankfort, KY  40601 no later than June 1, 2019.


2019 APPLICATION


CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES SCHOLARSHIP


SPONSORED BY THE FRANKLIN COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT



Name:  __________________________________   Telephone: ___________________


Present Address: ________________________________________________________


Name and Address of Parent or Guardian: __________________________________


_______________________________________________________________________


If attending college, where? _______________________________________________


College Year Attended? __________________________________________________


Grade Point Average: ____________________________________________________


High School Attended: ___________________________________________________


Year Graduated: ________________    Grade Point Average: __________________


Other financial aid being received (grants, scholarships, etc.) Yes _____  No ______


If yes, what kind? _______________________________________________________


Profession Desired (Farmer, Soil Conservationist, Forester, etc.) – Must be in


Agriculture Related Field: ________________________________________________



On a separate sheet list any school or community organizations you have been involved with and any offices held.


In a 200 or 300 word essay, describe what you foresee as the future of agriculture and the important issues facing this industry.


Please attach high school and college transcripts.