Scholarship Amount

Application Deadline
Thursday, April 1, 2021

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Scholarship Description
The Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association (BTGCA) scholarship is available for individuals attending community and technical colleges, private colleges, two-year colleges, seminaries, trade schools, and public universities. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of the student’s overall grade-point average, writing ability, and leadership potential. The application gives a good overview of each applicant’s development in these areas. Preference will be shown to those applicants who have a tobacco farming background.
Each application will be reviewed by the Burley Co-op Scholarship Committee. The recipient will be notified of the award offer by April 25th. 
This scholarship is awarded for one academic year, in two equal amounts for the fall and spring semesters. Students may re-apply each year. The scholarships are available to individuals from the states of Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, and West Virginia. 

Criteria for Eligibility
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 from their current educational institution
  • Be from the states of Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, and West Virginia

Scholarship Categories
Ag Economics | Ag Medical Biotechnology | All Majors Eligible | Animal Sciences | Career and Technical Education (Ag Ed) | Community and Leadership Development | Dietetics | Entomology | Equine Science and Management | Family Sciences | Food Science | Forestry | Horticulture | Hospitality Management and Tourism | Human Nutrition | Landscape Architecture | Merchandising, Apparel & Textiles | Natural Resources and Environmental Science | Pre-Veterinary Medicine | Sustainable Agriculture | Undergraduate