In an effort to promote local Agriculture involvement and support local farming and ranching families, Miner St. Meat Market and Siskiyou Distributing are proud to offer two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors from Yreka High School and Etna High School. Each year a deserving boy and girl from each school are selected to receive this prestigious award.
The selection is based on five areas: Academic Achievement, Community Service, Extra-Curricular School Activities, Financial Need and Participation in Agriculture related activities. Applicants are awarded points for participation and achievement in each area. Financial need is determined by the Estimated Family Contribution Score from the FAFSA form.
Interested students may obtain applications directly from Siskiyou Distributing or emailing info@SiskiyouDistributing.com. Care should be taken to submit complete and accurate applications as well as ALL supplemental documents that are required.
Completed applications with all related documents must be submitted by the closing date of Monday, May 7, 2018. Please make sure you have all signatures needed on these forms by the due date.
If you have any further questions feel free to contact:
c/o Siskiyou Distributing
1313 N. Foothill Dr.
Yreka, CA 96097
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
To increase support for future farmers and ranchers within the areas we serve, American AgCredit offers up to a total of up to $90,000 in college scholarships to graduating high school seniors going on to college, community college transfer students moving to a 4-year accredited university, and college juniors and seniors.
TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS.
Scholarships are available for general agriculture studies; agriculturally-related course work such as veterinary care, animal husbandry, and watershed development; and fields such as accounting, marketing or business degrees with a focus on agriculture or farming/ranching. Scholarships typically range from $1,000 to $10,000,.
Applicants must be a high school senior going to a 4-year accredited university to study agriculture, or an agriculturally-related field.
For more information download the application by clicking on the file below.
The Top of the State Unit of Backcountry Horsemen of California, Inc. has a $1,000.00 scholarship available to a vocational or academic student seeking an agriculture or natural resource education.
This scholarship may be used at a community college, business college, technical institute, trade school, state college or university.
Applications must be postmarked by April 6, 2018 and mailed to:
P.O Box 461
Etna, CA 6027
Click on the file below to download a copy of the application.
It can also be downloaded by visiting their website at this link
The SISKIYOU COUNTY CATTLEWOMEN are pleased to again offer two $1,000 scholarships for 2017-2018 school year. One to a graduating senior who will be entering into a agriculture related program in college. The other scholarship will be open to any student entering college regardless of their major.
Click on the file below for the Application forms. Applications are due via mail on April 1st, 2018.
This scholarship is offered to any Siskiyou County High School graduating senior interested in pursuing a career in Natural Resources, Agriculture, or Medicine. Two scholarships of $250.00 will be awarded.
For more information and to download the application please click on the file below.
The Siskiyou County Farm Bureau encourages High School seniors who are thinking about a career in agriculture to download a scholarship application and submit it before February 9th. You can also email or contact the Siskiyou County Farm Bureau office with questions. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or 530-842-2364.
The scholarship deadline is in February 9, 2018.
Download the application by clicking on the file below.
Multiple scholarships of $1,000-2,000 will be awarded.
This fund was established by the Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale in honor and memory of Andy Peek.
Andy Peek was president of Western Video Market and also General Manager of Shasta Livestock Auction Yard in Cottonwood, California, a family-owned business where he worked for over four decades. He was a past president of the California Livestock Marketing Association and served as a board member for the National Livestock Marketing Association. Andy was a past chairman of the Shasta District Fair Board in California and in 2007 was named Tehama County (CA) Cattleman of the Year. Andy was a major presence in the U.S. livestock industry. To continue Andy’s support of youth programs, this scholarship will be offered annually to students majoring in Agricultural Studies (with a special emphasis in the livestock industry) who share Andy’s desire to work in the industry he dearly loved.
Apply online by clicking here.
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