The Irrigation Foundation Scholarship program was established to develop and administer an awards program to promote careers and study in the irrigation field.
Sixteen students from colleges and universities around the nation were selected as recipients to receive scholarship awards from $1,000 to $2,500. These students ranging from community college to graduate programs have a passion for irrigation and are well on their way to an irrigation career.
Winners of the 2017 Irrigation Foundation Scholarships:
Aaron Akin – Kansas State University
Brooke Bennett – Oregon State University
Jessica Berndt – Southeast Technical Institute
Connor Bolte – Kansas State University
Ansley Brown – Colorado State University
B.J. Cott – Kansas State University
Vicky Duran – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Kristen Fernandez – California Polytechnic State University
Anna Fisher – Clemson University
Aldo Garcia – California State University, Fresno
Spencer Jablonecki – University of Connecticut
Siera Sylvester – Florida A&M University
Michelle Thurgood – Brigham Young University
Lauren Walz – Kansas State University
Casey Weber – North Dakota State University
Gilbert Young – Utah State University
Details about the application process for the 2018 Irrigation Foundation Scholarship program will be revealed in the fall. The due date for the application is set for February 2018.