Buncombe Soil & Water Conservation Scholarship


Click on the link below to download the application for Area 1 NC Soil and Water Conservation District scholarship fund. High school students interested in pursuing a college major in the studies of agriculture, field science, conservation, energy, natural resources, environmental science, or related field are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to high school seniors, however all high school students can apply as well as students already enrolled in college that are from Area 1. Area 1 counties include: Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey. Specific amount of scholarship will depend on funding available that year (several scholarships in the amount of $500 are expected). Awards decision will be made before end of school year. Area 1 North Carolina SWCD committee reserves the right to call candidates in for interviews before award decision is made. Due date for application is February 10th, 2014.

Please submit application to:

Davis Ferguson,
589 Raccoon Road Ste. 203
Waynesville, NC 28786

Or electronically at Davis.ferguson@ncagr.gov

Contact at 828-456-6341 ext. 111 with any questions.

Click here to download the application:  Area1application