Friday, February 15, 2019

U.S. Department of State Announces International Scholarship for Undergraduates

Are you an undergraduate student looking to study or intern abroad? This opportunity is for you! The Gilman Program provides scholarships to U.S. undergraduate students of limited financial means to study and intern abroad, including students from diverse backgrounds, academic fields, institution types, and those going to non-traditional destinations. 

The application for upcoming summer, fall, and academic year programs are NOW OPEN. The deadline to apply is March 5th at 11:59pm Central Time. Applications for next spring and early summer are accepted August through October. 

Approximately 3,000 scholarships were given out last academic year. 

To find out more about this incredible opportunity (click here)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

New Contest! Youth Ag Discussion Meet Comes to Virginia

Are you interested in agriculture or learning more about it? Are you a good public speaker or want to get better? Do you like solving problems, finding solutions, and working with others?

The new youth discussion meet contest is just for you! District level training events are being planned and the final state meet will be held the last week of June during State 4-H Congress.

Read about this new opportunity at this document posted online, and contact the Extension office if you're interested in pursuing participation. We hope to hear from you!

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Orange County Fair Announces Two College Scholarships

The Orange County Fair Association is accepting applications for two $500 scholarships until April 12. The application is available online (click here) and due to the OCHS Counseling Center. We thank the fair board for this wonderful opportunity for youth.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Master Gardeners Announce Scholarship for Graduating Senior

The Rapidan River Master Gardener Association is offering a $1000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Culpeper, Orange, Madison or Greene county that is pursuing a degree in Horticulture and/or Agriculture. Guidelines for the student and an application are available online. Homeschool students as well as private and public school students are eligible.
The deadline for the application is Friday, April 5, 2019.