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 (email@example.com, 703.536.7080) with any questions.