Scholarship Applications Being Accepted for 2014-2015 School Year
The Ohio Agricultural Council offers scholarships to assist students in pursuing their education in agricultural-related areas of study and to help promote agriculture and agri-business as a growing field of career opportunities.
OAC provides up to three (3) $1,000 scholarships annually to Ohio high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in agriculture and up to three (3) $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate college students from Ohio who are currently pursuing a degree in agriculture.
Scholarships are available to high school seniors preparing to enter college or any undergraduate student currently enrolled in college. Applicants or their parent or legal guardian must be a resident of the State of Ohio. The applicant must have declared, or plan to declare, a major in agriculture at any two-year or four-year college or university. A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is preferred.
Scholarships are selected based on academic record, leadership qualities, community involvement and responses to application essay questions. Applicants will be reviewed and selected by a committee of individuals who are active members of the Ohio Agricultural Council.
The application must be received by February 28, 2014.
Scholarship recipients will be notified by May 15, 2014 of their award. The scholarships will be presented at the 2014 OAC Agricultural Hall of Fame Awards Program at the Ohio State Fair, and are to be used for the 2014-15 school year.