DAVIDSONVILLE, Md. — Maryland Farm Bureau (MFB) is offering five $2,000 scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants must be high school seniors starting college in the fall of 2020 or full-time college students at any accredited community college or four-year institution. Applicants or their parents/guardians must be members of Maryland Farm Bureau. Three of the scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing degrees in food, agriculture, and/or natural resources. The remaining two scholarships are open to students in any degree.
Scholarship recipients will be selected by a designated committee of the Maryland Farm Bureau. To apply, students must submit an application online via the official application website. The application includes the following essay question to be answered by each applicant:
“Products like cell-based food products have demonstrated the food system is rapidly changing. How can future food technologies and related products be beneficially integrated into modern agricultural production without hampering the success of traditional products and the farmers and ranchers who grow them?”
Applications must be received by February 10, 2020 at 5:00 PM. For more information or to apply, visit www.mdfarmbureau.com/scholarships.
Maryland Farm Bureau is a grassroots organization that serves as the united voice of Maryland farm families. Maryland Farm Bureau’s organizational strength comes from the active participation of over 16,000 individual and family members who belong to the state’s 23 county Farm Bureaus. Since 1915, Maryland Farm Bureau has been committed to promoting and protecting Maryland agriculture and rural life. Maryland Farm Bureau is a proud member of the American Farm Bureau Federation.
–Emily Solis, Maryland Farm Bureau