The WCMGA is offering a $1000 scholarship to a current high school senior who resides in Winnebago County. The applicant must be planning to attend a post-secondary educational institution to pursue a program related to the following areas of study: Horticulture, Landscaping, Agriculture, Forestry, Agronomy, Arborist, Conservation, Natural Resources, or other areas approved by the Scholarship Committee and the Board. The scholarship recipient will be based on a completed application including a typed essay and letters of recommendation.

Applications are available from counselors at high schools where Winnebago County students attend, at the Extension Office (Kimberly and Ashley), and from members of the Scholarship Committee (Vicki Daniels, Donna Kudlas, Jane Kuhn). The deadline for applying is March 1, 2019. The scholarship will be awarded to the recipient at the May membership meeting of WCMGA.