The Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation has announced it will offer scholarships to area students majoring in agriculture.
Over the past 24 years, the Foundation has awarded $98,750 to deserving college students. Last year alone, the Foundation distributed $7,000 to area students.
To be eligible for the scholarships, students must be a Bureau County Farm Bureau member or a dependent of a Bureau County Farm Bureau member, and must be pursuing a degree in an agricultural-related field.
Applications are available by contacting the guidance counselors at school systems in Bureau County, the ag adviser at the school, advisers at state colleges and universities, or by contacting the Bureau County Farm Bureau office.
Applications are also available by email if you contact the Farm Bureau office or on their website at www.bureaucountyfarmbureau.org under the Foundation tab.
Applications can be emailed. If they are mailed, they need to be postmarked by Feb. 28, 2020. If the application will be hand delivered to the office, it must be in the office by 4 p.m. Feb. 28.
For more information, contact the Bureau County Farm Bureau at 815-875-6468.