2017 AFA Scholarship Applications Now Available

The Redwood Area Chamber & Tourism Agriculture Committee is once again offering a $4,200.00 scholarship to be awarded for the 2016/2017 school year to a student seeking post-secondary education in the field of agriculture and/or related fields.  Applicants must live in or be attending school in a school district within Redwood County.

The $4,200 scholarship is comprised of a $3,200 academic scholarship and a $1,000 AFA Leaders Conference fee.  The selected recipient is required to attend this phenomenal leadership conference held in Kansas City, Missouri this fall.  The scholarship is distributed at a maximum of $1,600 per semester.  Any remaining balance of scholarship funds will be applied to following semesters if the recipient remains in good standing and in an agriculture or related area of study. The Redwood Area Chamber Agriculture Committee holds sole discretion of this award.  The Redwood Area Chamber Agriculture Committee also reserves the right to award the potential of multiple AFA Scholarships and/or additional academic scholarships to additional applicants.

This year the application form is available on the AFA website at the following link :
www.agfuture.org/scholarships

Students who wish to be considered for this AFA Scholarship or any Redwood Area Chamber Ag Committee Academic Scholarship must apply online. We will automatically receive an electronic copy when students apply. We are asking you to share this scholarship information immediately with all students going on to post-secondary institutions, as the application deadline is March 17, 2017. 

STUDENTS:

Your application must include:

– completed AFA 2017 LEADER AND ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” form

– 300-500 word Essay

Final deadline for application is March 17, 2017.
Interviews will take place during the week of March 27 – April 3, 2017.

Scholarship recipients will be notified before the end of the 2016-2017 school year.

Thank you for your interest in the AFA 2017 LEADER AND ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP,

Redwood Area Chamber Agriculture Committee. If you have any questions please email chamber@redwoodfalls.org or call 507-637-2828.