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Greene County Farm Forum and OSU Extension Office to award scholarships to students planning to study fields related to agricultural and various environmental sciences.

Greene County Farm Forum and Master Gardeners to award scholarships to students planning to study fields related to agricultural and various environmental sciences.

Scholarships to be awarded for agricultural, environmental studies

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Greene County Farm Forum will award up to $5,000 in scholarships to qualifying current year graduating students or college freshmen pursuing higher education in a field related to agriculture. Those applying must be residents of Greene County or have attended Greene County schools. Applications may be obtained by emailing scholarship chair Jim Byrd at byrdhouse9@sbcglobal.net or calling 429-1805; the deadline for submissions is April 20. Over the past nine years, the Greene County Farm Forum has awarded over $19,600 to qualifying recipients studying agricultural programs.

The Greene County Master Gardeners will award a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship to a qualifying current year high school graduating student or college freshman. The student must be a resident of Greene County pursuing higher education within Ohio at an accredited technical school or in a two- or four-year college or university. The student must major in a field of study related to horticulture, turf management, landscape design or technology, soil science, entomology, pest management, botany-plant pathology, forest management or environmental sciences. A copy of the application may be obtained at greene.osu.edu or at the Greene County OSU Extension office at 100 Fairground Road in Xenia. Applications are due March 16 to this location.

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Scholarships to be awarded for agricultural, environmental studies

by YS News Staff