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ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIREMENTS

Eligibility

The Shelby County Farm Bureau Foundation scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current full-time undergraduate students. Past recipients are eligible to re apply. All applicants must meet the following general criteria to be considered for a Shelby County Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship. Please see each scholarship for specific requirements, limitations, and guidelines.

  1. Must be accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled at an accredited college, university, or community college.

  2. Must be a full-time undergraduate student to qualify for the scholarship.

  3. Selection will be based on academics, scholarship, activities, an essay question, and letters of recommendation.

  4. The student applying must be or must be a dependent of a Shelby County Farm Bureau member in good standing. APPLY HERE.

  5. Must reside in Shelby County

  6. Must complete an application and send a college transcript at the end of the fall semester to the Shelby County Farm Bureau Foundation.

  7. Two Letters of Recommendation from individuals not related to the applicant must be forwarded to the Shelby County Farm Bureau Foundation.

Requirements

Shelby County Farm Bureau

  • Must be pursuing a field of study in agriculture, an agriculture related field, or a science related field. And must be able to talk about the impact the study will have in the agriculture community.

Chris Barker Memorial Scholarship

  • Must be pursuing a field of study in agriculture, an agriculture related field, or a science related field. And must be able to talk about the impact the study will have in the agriculture community.

Howard Buffett Scholarship

  • Must be pursuing a field of study in agriculture, an agriculture related field, or a science related field. And must be able to talk about the impact the study will have in the agriculture community.

John Culumber Memorial Scholarship

  • The applicant or parents must be a resident of the Pana or Shelbyville School District

  • Must be pursuing a field of study in agriculture, an agriculture related field, or a science related field. And must be able to talk about the impact the study will have in the agriculture community.

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