Soil and Water Conservation scholarships applications now available

Special to the Jefferson Herald

High School seniors that reside in Greene County are invited and encouraged to apply for scholarships offered by the Greene County Soil and Water Conservation Club and Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District through Friday, March 24.  

One scholarship will be worth $1,000 and the other worth $500.

Seniors planning to apply must be planning an agriculture, conservation, or natural resources program or degree. This is a wide field and many studies apply.  (EXAMPLE – Engineers, Ag Business, Agronomy, Vet or Vet Asst., Plumbers, Welders, Diesel Mechanics, Electricians, Horticulture/Landscaping, etc..)

For complete information and application forms, contact your high school guidance counselor or Amber Kenan, conservation assistant, at the Greene SWCD office at 1703 N Elm, Suite 2, Jefferson, IA (the USDA Service Center), or by phone 515-386-3817 ext. 3.  

Absolute deadline to apply is Friday, March 24 by 4 p.m.

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