Bureau County Farm Bureau Offers Annual Scholarship

The Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation in Illinois is offering college scholarships to students entering an agriculture-related college program.
Over the past 16 years the foundation awarded $35,750 to 36 agricultural college students and is offering the chance for students to earn awards this year as well.
Students must be enrolled in an agriculture accredited program at a college or university. These students must also be members of the Bureau County Farm Bureau or a dependent of a member.
To apply students must submit a completed application and personal statement. Recipients will be chosen on eligibility as well as academics and leadership experience.
Applications are due Feb. 25, 2010 by 4 p.m. at the county office. For more information contact the Bureau County Farm Bureau at 815.875.6468.
Contact Farm Plus for additional information on agriculture scholarships at 866-929-5585.