2019 Irrigation Foundation scholarship program now open
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA (Oct. 11, 2018) — The Irrigation Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2019 scholarship program. The annual program was created in an effort to promote careers in irrigation by providing meaningful financial support for the education of worthy scholarship candidates. The scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, are awarded based on the candidate’s letter of intent, financial need, resume, list of irrigation courses and letters of reference.
To be eligible 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 with a graduation date of December 2019 or later.
- 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.
Scholarship applications are due by Feb. 15, 2019, with notification to award winners by April 1, 2019.
To review all program requirements, the application process and a list of previous winners visit www.irrigation.org/scholarships. Please contact Foundation and Administration Manager Nicole Preisner with any questions.