Studying agriculture in college can lead to a variety of careers and experiences, including treating plant diseases, cultivating and managing gardens, managing food quality, researching insects, managing soil and crop production, designing farm equipment and more. Because there are many opportunities available in the agriculture field, students who study it can have unique careers that match their interests.

If you are a student studying in any of the fields listed above or something else related to agriculture, you may be eligible to apply for the Harrison County Farm Bureau, Inc. Agricultural Career Scholarship through the Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF). The online scholarship application is available at in the Nontraditional Scholarships tab. Applications must be submitted by Friday, June 15 at 4 p.m. to be considered.

Applicants must have successfully completed at least 24 hours of college credit with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8. Students must have been legal residents of Harrison County on the date of their high school graduation.

To learn more about the Harrison County Farm Bureau, Inc. Agricultural Career Scholarship, contact Heather Stafford, Director of Programs, at 812-738-6668 or 

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