COLUMBIA, Mo. – High school seniors active in 4-H or FFA can apply for a Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship by Feb. 1, said University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth specialist Ben Gallup.
The Youth in Agriculture committee sponsors 30 $1,000 scholarships and the Missouri State Fair Foundation contributes seven $1,000 scholarships. Sydenstricker John Deere of Missouri and Sydenstricker Angus Genetics fund one $2,500 scholarship.
High school seniors who have been active in 4-H and FFA and plan to pursue a degree in agriculture may apply.
Application forms and details are available online at www.mostatefair.com/youth-in-agriculture.
For more information, contact Gallup at GallupB@missouri.edu or 573-882-3835.