Agriculture Scholarships Available to Military Vets, Personnel & Family

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New scholarship opportunities have become available for Arkansas military veterans and active personnel, as well as their family members.

The Arkansas Agriculture Department and Farm Credit are partnering to provide eight $1,000 Homegrown by Heroes academic scholarships. These scholarships will are open to not only military veterans and active military personnel who are pursuing a degree in agriculture, but also their spouses, children and grandchildren, according to an Agriculture Department news release.

“Selection of scholarship recipients will be based on academic achievement, community involvement, extracurricular activities, financial need and family circumstances,” the news release states. “Preference will be given to Arkansas Homegrown by Heroes members, spouses and their children, but membership is not required.”

Online applications are due March 15. Click here to access the application.

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