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Bobby Owen Memorial Scholarship

Bobby Owen Memorial Scholarship

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Undergraduate Students

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About This Scholarship

The Bobby Owen Memorial Scholarship is an annual scholarship program offered by the Arkansas Community Foundation. The scholarship is named in memory of Bobby Owen, a former Arkansas state legislator who was a strong advocate for education. The scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who are graduating from an Arkansas high school and who are planning to attend an accredited college or university in the state of Arkansas. The Bobby Owen Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to eligible students to help offset the cost of tuition, fees, books, and other related expenses. The scholarship application process typically opens in the fall and closes in early spring. A selection committee reviews the applications and selects the scholarship recipients to study.

Eligibility Criteria For Bobby Owen Memorial Scholarship

The Bobby Owen Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who are pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture or a related field. The eligibility criteria for this scholarship include:

  • Applicants must be residents of Georgia.
  • Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university in Georgia.
  • Applicants must be pursuing a degree in agriculture or a related field, such as animal science, agribusiness, or environmental science.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and must demonstrate leadership potential and involvement in community service or extracurricular activities.
  • Applicants must submit a personal statement explaining their career goals and how their education will help them achieve those goals.
  • Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation from teachers, advisors, or community leaders who can speak to their qualifications for the scholarship.

It’s important to note that the eligibility criteria may change from year to year, so students are encouraged to review the most current information available on the scholarship provider’s website or contact the organization directly for the latest information.

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