Deadline approaching for Irrigation Foundation scholarship program
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA (Jan. 11, 2019) — Apply by Feb. 15 to be considered for the 2019 Irrigation Foundation scholarship program. The annual program was created to support the Foundation’s mission of promoting careers in irrigation. Since the program’s inception in 2016, the Foundation has awarded scholarships to 36 students.
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 and to apply, visit www.irrigation.org/scholarships. Please contact Foundation and Administration Manager Nicole Preisner (703.536.7080) with any questions.