ALFA FARMERS FUNDS AUBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
"MONTGOMERY, Ala." Students planning to pursue degrees in agriculture or forestry at Auburn University have until Jan. 15, 2003 to apply for scholarships from the Alabama Farmers Federation and Alfa Insurance.
The scholarships will be awarded to students who plan to enroll, or who are currently enrolled, in Auburn's College of Agriculture or School of Forestry. Students majoring in agricultural engineering or ag education also are eligible. Each scholarship winner will receive up to $1,750 a year.
"As the state's largest farm organization, the Farmers Federation is proud to support bright young men and women who will be agriculture's future leaders," said Federation Executive Director Mike Kilgore.
This is the 21st year the Federation has sponsored the scholarship program. In order for the annual scholarships to be renewed, the student should maintain a 2.5 grade point average and exhibit good moral character and citizenship.
Scholarship applications are available in all county Farmers Federation offices, local Alfa service centers or by writing to the dean of the College of Agriculture at Auburn University, 107 Comer Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849.