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Lloyd Rhoden Agricultural Scholarship

fair_logoThe North Florida Fair Association offers two $1,000 scholarships awarded each year to a graduating high school senior from a Florida county that annually places a county agricultural exhibit in the North Florida Fair, who are majoring in agriculture at a Florida institution of higher learning. Youth must first be nominated for this award by a County Extension Faculty Member or a Vocational Agricultural Instructor and nominations submitted to the selection committee as soon as possible (typically March). Click here for the nomination form.

Nominees will then be mailed an application packet. Applications are typically due to the North Florida Fair Association by early May each year.

Eligibility also requires applicants who:

  1. Have indicated through 4-H, FFA, or related activities a sincere interest and potential ability in an agricultural field.
  2. Have plans to attend an institution of higher learning in the state of Florida to study some phase of agriculture
  3. Have achieved and acceptable senior placement test score and acceptable grade point average in high school and maintains acceptable academic standing at the institution(s) attended to continue receiving the stipend. The recipient must maintain continuous enrollment and not more than one semester or summer off between two consecutive terms.

More information can be found at http://northfloridafair.com/scholarship-program/

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