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Deschutes County Farm Bureau offers scholarships


Deschutes County Farm Bureau is proud to offer a college scholarship program to its member families.

Students from current Voting and Supporting Farm Bureau member families in Deschutes County are encouraged to apply.

DCFB will award three $1,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors planning to attend a college or university. One award will be given in each of the three school districts in Deschutes County: Bend-La Pine, Redmond and Sisters.

Also offered are two $1,500 scholarships for students who have already completed some college study and are returning to continue his or her education.

The scholarships are open to students pursuing any field of study, with preference given to those interested in agriculture or forestry.

The scholarships are a one-time award and are not recurring. They will be awarded after high school graduations and will be available for fall term.

In the case of a returning college student, a scholarship will be awarded after the spring term and will be available for fall term.

Grade transcripts must be submitted with the application.

High school students are encouraged to apply for the returning student scholarship after completing their first year of college. Returning students are welcome to reapply as long as they are still enrolled in the college or university.

Checks will be issued to the college or university to be applied to the student’s account.

Winners will be determined by the Board of Directors of the Deschutes County Farm Bureau.

Applicants will be judged based on need, field of study, accuracy of completing the application, and the short biography.

Applications must be submitted by April 30 , 2017.

The application can be downloaded at Or students can contact their high school counselor or Deschutes County Farm Bureau members Matt Cyrus at 541-771-4980 or Tom Maddux at 541-419-7669 .

Scholarship material should be sent to:

Deschutes County Farm Bureau
Attn. Scholarship
PO Box 2229
Sisters OR. 97759

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