Scholarship Calendar updated 2-15-12

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County Homemaker Scholarship

The County Homemakers offer a $400 scholarship available to LaRue County residents graduating from high school this year who plan to earn a degree in Family & Consumer Sciences, Agriculture or related fields; or an adult county resident returning to college, vocational or technical school for any field of study. Application forms are available at the Extension Office (358-3401) or http://ces.ca.uky.edu/larue/FamilyConsumerSciences. Applications are due to the Extension Office by March 5.


Conservation District

The LaRue County Conservation District will award a $1,000 scholarship to two LaRue County High School seniors. Applications are available at the LaRue County High School guidance office and the LCCD office at 606A North Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville. Requests for emailed copies can be sent to michelle.ogden@ky.nacdnet.net.

Applicants must be a graduating senior planning to pursue a degree in an agriculture-related field. Other requirements are a copy of high school transcript, resume or list of school and community activities and an essay of 250 words or less, outlining goals and plan to achieve those goals. The scholarship will be formally awarded at LCHS senior award night.

Deadline is March 6.


Farm Kids for College

The National Farmers Organization is offering Farm Kids for College scholarships to high school seniors who plan to pursue an ag-related degree. Deadline is March 12. Three winners of $1,000 scholarships will be announced April 16.

For more information or an application, call Clara Wheatley at 270-358-8643 or write to her at 925 Wayne Ennis Road, Howardstown, KY 40051 or email Helne Bergren at hbergren@nfo.org.


Bluegrass Cellular

Bluegrass Cellular, Inc. is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors. The deadline for applications is March 26. The awards are $1,500 each. Winners will be notified in May.

For the complete list of guidelines and an application, go to www.BluegrassCellular.com, visit one of Bluegrass Cellular’s Customer Care Centers or contact your school guidance counselor.


Nolin RECC

Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation will award six $1,000 college scholarships to graduating high school seniors and one $1,000 scholarship to an adult who is continuing their education at a vocational school or college.

Applicants must be from the Nolin RECC service area and their parents or legal guardians must be a Nolin RECC member whose primary residence is in the Nolin RECC service territory. Adults applying for the continuing education scholarship must be members of Nolin RECC living in the cooperative service area.

Scholarship forms may be obtained from high school guidance counselors, the Nolin RECC office in Elizabethtown and Radcliff, or www.nolinrecc.com. 

For more information, call Patsy Whitehead at 270-765-6153. Deadline is April 1.


LaRue County Farm Bureau

LaRue County Farm Bureau is offering four $500 college scholarships open to both high school seniors, to undergraduate college students and to adults interested in continuing their college education.

LCFB will also 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.

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 at http://larue.kyfb.com. Applications must be returned to the LaRue County Farm Bureau Office by close of business April 20.