R.I. County Farm Bureau Foundation offering scholarships


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Posted Online: Jan. 30, 2013, 2:33 pm
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Press release submitted by Rock Island County Farm Bureau Foundation


Rock Island County Farm Bureau Foundation offering scholarships totaling 6K offers 4 - $ 750 scholarships and 2 scholarships from the Wilbert and Carol Keppy Charitable Foundation

The Rock Island County Farm Bureau Foundation is proud to announce the 2013 Foundation Scholarship Program. Applications for the scholarships are due to the Farm Bureau office in Moline through Thursday March 28, 2013 until 4:00 p.m. NOTE: THE FARM BUREAUOFFICE WILL NOT BE OPEN ON FRIDAY MARCH 29TH DUE TO THE GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY SO PLAN AHEAD.
Applications are available at www.ricofarmbureau.org. You may also email the office to receive an electronic version –direct those requests to: info@ricofarmbureau.org
The Rock Island County Farm Bureau Foundation will be awarding Four – SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLAR ($750) scholarships. These scholarships have been established by the Rock Island County Farm Bureau Foundation and are supported through generous contributions from local families. The applicant must be a high school senior. Applicant must be a member or dependent of a member in good standing of the Rock Island County Farm Bureau since January 2012.
Applicant can be majoring in any field; major does not have to be Ag related.
Applicants may apply for the Rock Island County Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship, as well as, the Keppy Scholarship. Scholarship applications will be judged separately, however, applicant can only win one scholarship from the RICFB Foundation per year. NOTE: An applicant can only win one Keppy scholarship per year and previous Keppy Scholarship winners are ineligible from receiving future Keppy Scholarship funds. Criteria for selection will be achievements in agriculture activities, including an essay, leadership in school and the community, scholastic achievement, and financial need.
The Rock Island County Farm Bureau Foundation also awards 2 scholarships for the Wilbert and Carol Keppy Foundation. Applicants may be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in an undergraduate college degree program. For more questions regarding the RICFB Foundation Scholarship program, contact the office at 309-736-7432 – Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
NEW SCHOLARSHIP ESTABLISHED IN 2013 for ROCKRIDGE GRADUATING SENIORS OR ALUMNI. This scholarship was established late in 2012 and applications will be available soon. Preferred candidates will be pursuing a degree in education. Contact the office for more details.

















 



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