Imperial Valley Vegetable Growers Association Accepting Scholarship Applications

Students majoring in produce-related fields can apply for scholarships from the Imperial Valley Vegetable Growers Association.
Students must be attending a four-year college with a degree in agriculture and must be recognized as an agricultural major. Any eligible students must maintain a 2.5 grade point average throughout college. Leadership and agriculture extracurricular activities are encouraged.
The money for the scholarships are provided through producers and other agriculture-related businesses. The IVVGA has awarded over $200,000 in scholarships. Interested in applying? Ask your high school counselor to contact the IVVGA for an application or visit their office to pick up a copy. They’re located at 1000 Broadway, El Centro, Calif. 92243. You can also call them at (760) 353-1900. All applications are due April 29.
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Written by: Melissa Warner / Farm Plus Financial staff writer