N.C. Tomato Growers Association Offering Scholarship

— Written By
CONTACT: Melinda James
N.C. Tomato Growers Association
828-526-3989 or e-mail at osagem@msn.com
www.nctomatoes.com

ASHEVILLE – The N.C. Tomato Growers Association is offering a $1,000 merit/need-based scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Any North Carolina resident who pursues a horticulture or agribusiness undergraduate or graduate degree at a four-year North Carolina college or university is eligible to apply. The deadline for submitting an application is May 30.

The award will be based on a student’s demonstrated scholastic achievement, initiative, leadership, financial need and extracurricular activities. The scholarship is contingent on the recipient maintaining at least a 2.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 on all coursework during the scholarship period.

The recipient must be enrolled for the entire school year to receive the full scholarship. Scholarship funds will be distributed through the financial aid office of the attending student’s college or university. The scholarship will be paid in two installments, $500 per semester.

Applications and additional information available through the N.C. Tomato Growers Association website, or by contacting Melissa James at 828-526-3989 or emailing at osagem@msn.com.

Completed applications should be mailed to: N.C. Tomato Growers Association, c/o Melinda James, 1604 Hale Ridge Road, Scaly Mountain, NC 28775.

Written By

Photo of Deb FullerDeb FullerCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (336) 641-2433 debra_fuller@ncsu.eduGuilford County, North Carolina
Updated on May 15, 2018
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