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SWCD offers $500 returning college student scholarship


Fri, Jul 18th, 2014
Posted in All Education

Are you a college student returning to school this fall? Could you use an additional $500 for college expenses? Are you pursuing a degree in Natural Resources, Agriculture or related field? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then you should apply for the $500 scholarship being awarded by the Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).

Applications are available at the Fillmore SWCD office located within the USDA Service Center at 900 Washington Street in Preston or online at www.fillmoreswcd.org/scholarships. To be eligible, you must be a returning college sophomore, junior, or senior; be pursuing a degree in Natural Resources, Agriculture or related field; be enrolled in classes for fall; and not a prior scholarship recipient. Applications must be received at the Fillmore SWCD office by 4 p.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014 and must include an essay, in 500 words or less, on “What Natural Resource Conservation Means to Me”. The scholarship winner will be chosen by the Fillmore SWCD Board of Supervisors at their August meeting.

For more information, please contact Donna Rasmussen at the SWCD office at (507) 765-3878 ext. 3.

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