Scholarships available to FFA members

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Monty’s Plant Food Co., a Louisville, Ky.-based manufacturer of plant and soil enhancement products for the agriculture industry, is accepting applications for five $1,000 college scholarships.

The awards will be made in conjunction with the National FFA Organization to high school seniors who are members of FFA.

To be eligible, FFA members must

• Live on a family farm in Tennessee or other eligible state.

• Plan to pursue post-secondary education and study agronomy and crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil science or soil conservation.

• Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.25.

• Have participated in community service.

A complete list of criteria is listed online at www.montysplantfood.com/FFA.

Scholarship applications are available online at www.ffa.org/scholarships.

The deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2014.

The Monty’s Plant Food Co. scholarships will be awarded in May 2014.

Each year, the National FFA Organization awards approximately $2 million in scholarships sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation.

Scholarships are awarded for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans.

Students can complete one application to be considered for all scholarships offered through the National FFA Organization.