The Northern Neck Vegetable Growers Association continues their commitment to agriculture and the region this year by offering three scholarships totaling $10,000 to deserving area youth studying agriculture.
Eligible applicants must live in one of the counties served by the Northern Neck of Virginia Farmers Market. Successful applicants must be 18-24 years old and at least graduating seniors in high school. These funds are only eligible for use for undergraduate course work and can include community college agricultural programming and technical training. A strong emphasis will be placed on a demonstrated commitment to agriculture not only with course work but also community involvement and career goals.
For more information and an application call the Richmond County Extension Office at 804-333-3420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is May 3 at 5 p.m. Applications must be physically in the office, no electronic transmissions accepted.