Gillespie County Farm Bureau will award up to $12,000 in agriculture or rural related education scholarships to students graduating from Gillespie County high schools in spring, 2020.
Only applicants whose families are members of Gillespie County Farm Bureau will be considered.
Each student must submit a completed application along with an official high school transcript including SAT/ACT scores (except for technical/trade schools) no later than 5 PM on Friday April 3, 2020. Completed applications may be mailed to Scholarship Committee, Gillespie County Farm Bureau, 237 Equestrian Drive, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 and postmarked by the deadline, or may be hand-delivered in a sealed envelope to the above address by the deadline. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
The Gillespie County Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee has sole responsibility for selecting the recipients. All decisions of the Scholarship Committee are final.
Scholarship funds will be submitted directly to the college/university/technical school the recipient will attend. The fall semester funds will be rendered upon proof of enrollment and submission of class schedule (enrolled as full-time student). Subsequent semester funds are based on previous semester passing grades and submission of class schedule.
Funds are awarded based on enrollment in a minimum of two semesters per academic year and must be utilized within a 4 year period. Funds for students attending trade/technical school will be awarded upon proof of enrollment. The recipient must maintain continued pursuit toward an agricultural or rural related degree plan and membership in Gillespie County Farm Bureau.