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Scholarships available for 4-H and FFA youth

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Linda Geist
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University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-9185
Email: GeistLi@missouri.edu

Published: Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

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Benjamin H. Gallup, 573-882-3835

COLUMBIA, Mo. – High school seniors active in 4-H or FFA can apply for a Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship by Feb. 1, said University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth specialist Ben Gallup.

The Youth in Agriculture committee sponsors 30 $1,000 scholarships and the Missouri State Fair Foundation contributes seven $1,000 scholarships.  Sydenstricker John Deere of Missouri and Sydenstricker Angus Genetics fund one $2,500 scholarship.

High school seniors who have been active in 4-H and FFA and plan to pursue a degree in agriculture may apply.

Application forms and details are available online at www.mostatefair.com/youth-in-agriculture.

For more information, contact Gallup at GallupB@missouri.edu or 573-882-3835.