SARATOGA CO., N.Y. — Residents of Saratoga County who wish to pursue a degree or career in the Agriculture industry will now have an opportunity to apply for a $2,000 scholarship. The Saratoga County Sundae on the Farm Agricultural Scholarship is currently accepting applications for the 2021 award. The scholarship is available to a person(s) who resides within Saratoga County and is successfully attending and pursuing an agricultural degree at a college or university and/or pursuing an agricultural career to seek employment in the agricultural industry entering their sophomore year or any academic year beyond including graduate studies. Previous recipients have included students attending establishments such as Cornell University, Murray State University, and SUNY Cobleskill while studying such subjects as animal science, agriculture education, and agricultural business.
Visit http://ccesaratoga.org/agriculture for full details, including requirements, and an application. Submissions MUST include a 500 words (or less) essay describing interest and experience in agriculture, how educational and career goals relate to the field of agriculture, and agricultural volunteer experiences. Bonus points for anyone who has volunteered for Sundae on the Farm. All applications must be postmarked by June 1, 2021 for consideration and mailed to CCE Saratoga – Ag Promotion Committee, 50 West High St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.
This scholarship is made possible by all those who volunteer, support and contribute each year to Saratoga County’s Sundae on the Farm.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Saratoga County
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