College Scholarship Opportunities for 2023

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Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of McDowell County Scholarship

We all know college is NOT cheap. College is a commitment for both you and your pocketbook. To help ease the pain, the Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of McDowell County offers a scholarship to McDowell County residents or students who have attended McDowell County schools. You must also have been accepted into an accredited school program.

Scholarships will be awarded based upon the completed application and an interview (if necessary). Priority will be given to applicants majoring in the field of agricultural sciences. One scholarship in the amount of $1,000, or if two applicants qualify, there will be two scholarships in the amount of $750. Whether one or two scholarships are awarded will be at the discretion of the committee.

You must complete the sections of this application and forward it to a person to complete the Applicant Appraisal form. You may select a teacher, and employer, or any other person who has the ability to evaluate you according to the criteria. You are also responsible for collecting and submitting all supporting documents listed on the Application Checklist on the last page of the application. This application becomes valid when it and all supporting documents have been received.

Applications must be submitted and received no later than Monday, May 8, 2023. Submit the completed application to Linda Davidson, c/o Molly Sandfoss, County Admin Bldg, 60 East Court Street, Marion, 28752.

McDowell 4-H & McDowell Youth Foundation

McDowell 4-H and McDowell Youth Foundation each also offer a $500 scholarship for students in McDowell County. These are due Monday May 15.

Don’t wait, apply today! Good luck!

Follow the links to the applications with requirements and deadlines for each.

Master Gardener Volunteers of McDowell County Scholarship  May 8

McDowell County 4-H Scholarship  May 15

McDowell County Farm Bureau Scholarship  April 30

Mario DeLuca Agriculture Scholarship  May 15

Dottie Brackett Memorial Scholarship  May 15

NC Tomato Growers Scholarship  May 31