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Kentucky Farm Bureau announces scholarship opportunities for 95 high school seniors this spring

While Kentucky high school seniors are preparing for graduation, their thoughts are turning to the future. For many students, this means college – and finding a way to pay for tuition.

Later this spring, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation will award college scholarships ranging from $400 to $4,000 to 95 high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree.

To be considered, students must complete the application available for download at kyfb.com/scholarships and return the requested material to KFB postmarked by Feb. 28. Qualifying students will have at least a 3.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or a minimum 23 ACT score, be the child of a KFB member, and finish high school within the year in which they apply.

KFB also offers additional scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $3,000. To be considered for these college scholarships, students must meet the varied criteria outlined for each, complete the appropriate downloadable application available at kyfb.com and return the requested material to KFB postmarked by April 26.

“Education is a cornerstone of our organization,” said Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney. “Helping our members and their children pay for college is an investment our organization makes to ensure a brighter future for Kentucky.”

KFB’s Education Foundation, created to help Farm Bureau members and their families reach their goal of obtaining post-secondary education, was formed in 1953. During the last 65 years, the Education Foundation has awarded thousands of scholarships – worth nearly $3 million – to both traditional and non-traditional students. Last year, Kentucky Farm Bureau in partnership with county Farm Bureaus awarded 402 college scholarship grants totaling more than $450,000.

To learn more about these and several other college scholarships offered by Kentucky Farm Bureau, visit kyfb.com.

From Kentucky Farm Bureau

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