Irrigation Association 2020 scholarship program now open

By edited by Sarah Bunyea

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.