Oct. 21 2019 07:19 AM

Scholarship applications are due by Feb. 15, 2020.

The Irrigation Association, Fairfax, Virginia, has opened its 2020 scholarship program. Open to students at two- and four-year institutions of higher education, the scholarship program provides individuals pursuing irrigation-related degrees with financial support.

The scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, are awarded based on the candidate’s letter of intent, financial need, resume, list of irrigation courses and letters of reference.

To be eligible for the scholarship program applicants must

  • be currently enrolled (undergraduate or graduate) at a U.S. technical or vocational school, community college, university or similar institution of higher learning with a graduation date of December 2020 or later.
  • be a U.S. citizen.
  • have taken or be currently enrolled in a class with irrigation-related curriculum.
  • have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA, based on a 4.0 scale.
  • demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship applications are due by Feb. 15, 2020, with notification to applicants by April 1.

To view all program requirements, the application process and see a list of previous winners, visit www.irrigation.org/scholarships. Contact Workforce and Administration Manager Nicole Preisner (nicolepreisner@irrigation.org, 703.536.7080) with any questions.