FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Editorial Contact:
Communications Department
703.536.7080

2018 Irrigation Foundation scholarship program now open

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA (Oct. 3, 2017) – The Irrigation Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 scholarship program. The annual program provides meaningful financial support for the education of worthy scholarship candidates. The Irrigation Foundation scholarships, ranging from $1,000 – $2,500, will be awarded based on a candidate’s letter of intent, financial need, resume, list of irrigation courses and letters of reference.

Scholarship applications are due by Feb. 15, 2018, with notification to award winners by April 1, 2018.

To qualify for the scholarship program applicants must

  • be currently enrolled (undergraduate or graduate) at a U.S. technical or vocational school, community college, university or similar institution of higher learning.
  • be a U.S. citizen.
  • have taken or be currently enrolled in a class with irrigation-related curriculum.
  • have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA, based on a 4.0 scale.
  • demonstrate financial need.

Visit the Irrigation Foundation’s website to review all program requirements and the application process. Please contact Irrigation Foundation and Administration Manager Nicole Preisner (703.536.7080) with any questions.