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Husker Harvest Days Scholarship


Nine scholarships valued at $1,200 each for students pursuing a post-secondary education in various areas of the field of agriculture to be awarded by the Agricultural Institute of Nebraska, Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, and Farm Progress Companies.

 The scholarships are awarded to high school graduating seniors who are pursuing a program/career in agriculture/agribusiness. All scholarships are academic in nature.  Financial need may be a consideration in the selection process but will not be the determining factor.

 Five scholarships must be given to applicants from the counties of Buffalo, Hall, Hamilton, Howard, and Merrick.  The remaining four scholarships will be awarded statewide and may include the above named counties. The scholarships will pay $1,200 per school year with $600 paid for the first semester or quarter upon proof of registration and $600 for the second semester or quarter upon proof of maintenance of a 2.5 grade point average during the first semester or quarter.

 Selection Process: Applications MUST BE POSTMARKED by March 20, 2020. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Scholarships determined April 2020

1. Applicant must have a “B” average or above.
2. Applicant must complete the designated scholarship form.
3. Successful applicants must agree to submit a brief summary that describes his/her first semester participation in college and how this scholarship benefitted your education.
4. The scholarships MUST be used at any accredited university, 2-4 year college, or technical school in Nebraska and be enrolled in a program relating to agriculture/agribusiness.


Download the form here.



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