The Umatilla-Morrow County Farm Bureau will award up to $2,000 in scholarships to high school seniors in Umatilla and?Morrow counties who will be attending any school of higher education, including trade school, university and community college.

Priority consideration will be given to those with an agricultural background, FFA or an intended major in an agriculture-related field.

Students will be selected by a scholarship committee of UMCFB board members. Applications are availalbe from high school counselors in both counties. Applications must be received no later than April 15.

Successful applicants will be selected based on accomplishments and need. It is not necessary for a family member to be a member of UMFCB, nor is a high GPA a requirement. Emphasis will be placed on ability, personal goals, school and community participation and citizenship.

For more information, contact the UMCFB Scholarship Committee in care of: Julia Spratling, P.O. Box 309, Helix, OR, 97835; or call 541-457-6045.

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