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GA Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Offers $60,500 in Scholarships

The Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Foundation for Agriculture is offering up to $60,500 in scholarships to Georgia students pursuing a degree related to agriculture, veterinary medicine, family and consumer sciences or a related field. GFB has awarded scholarships to students entering college with plans to pursue a career in agriculture or family and consumer sciences since 1959.

On a local level, Cherokee County Farm Bureau (CCFB) will award $75 to each high school senior who fills out an application for a college scholarship. CCFB will award two $1000 scholarships to two Cherokee County HS seniors who are pursuing an agriculture-related degree. They will also be awarding additional scholarships for agriculture, technical scholarships for agriculture and UGA College of Veterinary Medicine scholarships.

The deadline to apply for scholarships is Feb. 3, 2017. Applications and scholarship eligibility requirements may be obtained from the Cherokee County Farm Bureau office or downloaded at the GFB Foundation for Agriculture website at