- Author: Chris M. Webb
The Ventura County Chapter of California Women in Agriculture (CWA) is currently seeking candidates to apply for the 2012 CWA scholarships. The Ventura County Chapter of CWA “strives to promote agriculture awareness and education within our communities.”
From their site:
We will award a total of $3,500 in scholarships this year. The top scholarship will be $1,000 and the remainder will be $500 each.
Requirements for scholarship applicants must include one of the following:
- Student and/or a parent/guardian have been employed in Ventura County agriculture for the past two (2) years. (Farm laborer, work for an ag-related industry, i.e.; chemical company, packinghouse, well drilling, etc.)
- Student at least a one year member, in good standing, in FFA, 4-H or Grange.
- Student pursuing a Bachelor's degree (4-year), an Associate's degree (2-year) or a degree from an accredited trade school, all in agriculture or related subject areas.
Scholarships will be awarded in June. Additional information and application can be found on this section of their website.