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Farm Bureau scholarship to be awarded in memory of Weir

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The Carroll County Farm Bureau’s Board of Trustees will award a $1,000 study grant to qualified Carroll County students who are or will be pursuing further education.

This year’s award will be given in memory of John H. Weir, a longtime dedicated Farm Bureau member. Electronic requests for the application made by emailing carroll@ofbf.org.

The academic grant will be awarded based on the following qualifications: High school seniors or graduates planning to attend or having entered an accredited institution offering post-secondary education; being a Farm Bureau member or his/her parents being members for at least two consecutive years; evidence of deliberate research and thoughtful analysis as well as writing quality, and completion of the application along with two letters of reference.

Deadline for application submission is March 1. For more information an electronic application, contact the Farm Bureau office at 1-888-265-2090.

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