The Hopkins- Rains Soil and Water Conservation District is awarding two scholarships to high school seniors. The Scholarships are for Agriculture Related Majors. The Hopkins-Rains Soil and Water Conservation District’s mission is to maintain sustainable land usage while supporting agriculturalists. They believe in the future of agriculture and hope to support the next generation of agriculturalists by supporting their educational endeavors. One scholarship for each county will be awarded in the amount of $1,500 to high school seniors seeking a college degree or trade school certificate in the Agriculture field.
Eligible students must attend high school within Hopkins or Rains Counties. Students will be required to complete the application to its entirety along with responding to two short essay prompts. Students will be required to provide one reference letter completed by a nonfamily member. Reference letters should be authored by individuals such as employers, teachers, FFA or 4-H advisors, school counselors, principles, coaches, or any unbiased individual who can affirm the character of the student. Students must also submit a copy of their high school transcript. All applications along with reference letters and high school transcripts must be submitted by April 12 th , 2021. Below is a link to the Scholarship Application that can be downloaded.
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