Farm Bureau scholarships available

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Applications are due by April 30

By The Staff

LaRue County Farm Bureau is offering $3,000 in college scholarships. These include four $500 college scholarships open to both high school seniors who will enter college this fall, to undergraduate college students, and to adults interested in entering college or continuing their college education.

LaRue County Farm Bureau also will offer a $1,000 scholarship in memory of Ben H. Crawford Jr. Applicants for this scholarship must be a college sophomore or higher, including graduate students, pursuing a degree in agriculture or an agriculture-related field.

Scholarships are open to LaRue County Farm Bureau members and their children. Scholarships will be judged based on financial need, scholastic aptitude, personal development and community service.

Applications may be picked up from the LaRue County High School Guidance Counselor, the LaRue County Farm Bureau Office at 606 North Lincoln Blvd. in Hodgenville, or online at http://larue.kyfb.com. Applications must be returned to the LaRue County Farm Bureau office by April 30.

Other farm-related scholarships include:

Beef Cattle Association

The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association is offering two $1,000 college scholarships. All applicants must be graduating high school seniors and a member, child or grandchild of a member of the LaRue County Beef Cattle Association. Applicants must also agree to attend an awards ceremony where the scholarship will be presented. Scholarship applications are available at the LaRue County High School guidance counselor’s office and the LaRue County Extension office. Scholarship applications must be returned to the Extension Service by April 30.