Each year the Fillmore SWCD offers a $500.00 scholarship to a Fillmore County college Freshman, Sophomore or Junior who will be returning to college in the fall.
To be eligible the student must be pursuing a degree in Natural Resources, agriculture or related field, enrolled in classes for fall, and not be a prior recipient of a SWCD scholarship.
Students who are interested in applying must submit a completed application along with the required essay on “What Natural Resource Conservation Means to Me.” The completed application and essay must be received by the Fillmore SWCD office by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 8, 2022. No late applications will be considered. The successful applicant will be chosen by the Fillmore SWCD Board of Supervisors at their August meeting.
Applications are available at www.fillmoreswcd.org ,or may be picked up at the SWCD office in Preston located within the USDA Service Center at 900 Washington Street NW. For more information, contact Mindy Williamson at (507) 765-3878 ext. 101.