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Pickaway County Seniors: Grow Your Future with 2024 Donald E. Minor Scholarship


Calling all graduating seniors in Pickaway County! The Pickaway Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is offering several scholarships worth $1,000 each to support your journey towards higher education. Whether you’re passionate about agriculture, environmental science, natural resources, or simply have a desire to make a positive impact, this scholarship opportunity could be for you!

Who can apply?

  • High school seniors residing in Pickaway County, including public and homeschool students.
  • Planning to attend a two- or four-year college or university in Fall 2024.
  • While degrees in agriculture, environment, and natural resources are preferred, applicants from all fields are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

  • Download the application form from the Pickaway SWCD website or pick one up at their office.
  • Gather letters of recommendation from two individuals familiar with your academic achievements and community involvement.
  • Submit your completed application and letters of recommendation by mail, postmarked by Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

Award details:

  • Each scholarship recipient will receive $1,000 towards their tuition and fees.
  • The award will be divided into two payments of $500 each, disbursed for the fall and spring semesters of the academic year.
  • To receive the second payment, students must submit copies of their first and second semester bills to the Pickaway SWCD. The SWCD will then directly send the payment to the college’s registrar’s office.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to invest in your future and make a difference in the world!

Key points to remember:

  • Deadline: April 10, 2024
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Pickaway County high school seniors
  • Focus: All majors welcome, with preference for agriculture, environment, and natural resources.
  • Application: Website or Pickaway SWCD office

Spread the word to your classmates and encourage them to apply! For more information, visit the Pickaway SWCD website or contact their office directly.