SE Minn. Sustainable Ag/Forestry Scholarship Deadline

Announcing the 2017 Environmentally, Socially, and Economically Sustainable Agriculture & Forestry Scholarship for students entering their Junior or higher collegiate agriculture or forestry studies in the fall of 2017.

Scholarship award will be $5,000 to an individual and is to be used for tuition, books, testing or research related fees associated with the recipient’s enrollment at their institution of higher learning. A scholarship applicant/recipient may continue to apply in following years.

This is a competitive scholarship. It will be awarded on an objective, nondiscriminatory basis using the information submitted in accordance with the instructions. A committee of three to five degreed professionals will evaluate the candidates and make a recommendation to the Founding Contributors and to the Rochester Area Foundation.

The Scholarship Fund and the Rochester Area Foundation reserve the right to waive and/or supplement the selection criteria as provided herein.

Awards will be made payable to both the applicant and the university/college. Payments will be split into semester one and semester two. Graduate students may receive the payments differently and for different needs to satisfy their specific situations.

The application deadline is April 15, 2017. Applicants will be notified by June 1. Checks will be mailed in time to meet enrollment deadlines posted at the university/college. Details on applying are here.