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SOACDF recognizes grant recipients

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The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation Board of Trustees met on Friday, Sept. 17 at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus to recognize the recipients of the 2010 – 2011 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant. The Educational Excellence Grant is a one time grant of up to $7,500 towards tuition, on campus housing, lab fees and books to be used at an accredited institution. Applicants were scored by a committee on a combination of written essays and personal interviews. Four of the Educational Excellence Competitive Grants were designated to be awarded to students pursuing Agricultural majors.
Applications for the 2011 – 2012 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant will be available at the SOACDF office or Farm Service Agencies in Southern Ohio in mid October. Tobacco quota owners, quota owners/growers, or grower/tenants of Farm Service Agency (FSA) record in any single crop year from 1997 through 2004 and their immediate family dependents that are currently enrolled at an accredited institution and are seeking an Associate or Bachelor degree are eligible. For more details, visit us at www.soacdf.net.
The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation Board of Trustees met on Friday, Sept. 17 at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus to recognize the recipients of the 2010 – 2011 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant. The Educational Excellence Grant is a one time grant of up to $7,500 towards tuition, on campus housing, lab fees and books to be used at an accredited institution. Applicants were scored by a committee on a combination of written essays and personal interviews. Four of the Educational Excellence Competitive Grants were designated to be awarded to students pursuing Agricultural majors.

Applications for the 2011 – 2012 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant will be available at the SOACDF office or Farm Service Agencies in Southern Ohio in mid October. Tobacco quota owners, quota owners/growers, or grower/tenants of Farm Service Agency (FSA) record in any single crop year from 1997 through 2004 and their immediate family dependents that are currently enrolled at an accredited institution and are seeking an Associate or Bachelor degree are eligible. For more details, visit us at www.soacdf.net.
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