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MOFGA/Russell Libby Agricultural Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $1,500.00

How is this Awarded: Winners will be featured on Sunday, May 24 in the Maine Sunday Telegram and Central Maine Sunday alongside the annual Source Maine Sustainability Award honorees. A celebration of both groups will take place on Wednesday, June 10 at Maine Audubon in Falmouth

Application Process:

The Russell Libby Agricultural Scholarship honors the late Russell Libby, who led the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association for 17 years and dedicated his life to growing the organic food movement. The scholarships offer support to students seeking to deepen their knowledge of organic and sustainable farm systems.

Three $1,500 scholarships are awarded in the following categories:

  • MOFGA Journeyperson Program participant
  • Maine high school senior planning to study sustainable or organic farming (preference for colleges in the state)
  • Teacher, school or education center looking to support an agricultural-related classroom project in Maine

For further information about Russell Libby Agricultural Scholarships, contact Anna Libby: alibby@mofga.org.

Applications can be made here: https://www.pressherald.com/2020/03/01/apply-for-a-2020-mofga-russell-libby-agricultural-scholarship/

Deadline Description: Application deadline is Friday, April 24.

Deadline Date: April 24

Eligibility Codes:
High School