Butte County Farm Bureau is now accepting applications for Gerald M. Geiger Memorial Scholarships. The Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who plan to major in agriculture in college. Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for a scholarship:
- Must be a graduating senior living in or attending high school in Butte County
- Have a 3.0 GPA or higher
- Planning to pursue a major and career in agriculture
- Complete an application with a one page brief essay, written by the applicant, outlining his or her goals and objectives and a current letter of recommendation which includes the name of the applicant, comments on the applicant’s character and abilities, and an opinion of his/her ability to profit from a college education. (Note: A parent or relative cannot be considered as a reference)
Completed applications must be received no later than 4:00PM Friday March 31, 2017 at the Butte County Farm Bureau office 2580 Feather River Blvd, Oroville, CA 95965. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. If you know of a graduating senior in Butte County who will be majoring in agriculture, please have them contact Shay at the BCFB office (530) 533-1473 or visit the BCFB Website.
The Butte County Farm Bureau Gerald M. Geiger Memorial Scholarship is a program of the Butte Agriculture Foundation.