E.M. Tharp and World Ag Expo "We Believe in Growing" Scholarship Applications Available

E.M. Tharp and World Ag Expo "We Believe in Growing" Scholarship Applications Available

World Ag Expo and E.M. Tharp, Inc. have teamed up again to provide the "We Believe in Growing" scholarship, created to support agricultural education. High school seniors from Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings and Kern counties are encouraged to apply by January 17, 2014 to be considered. Two $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who attend a four-year university to major in an agricultural field. The scholarships will be disbursed over four years at $2,500 per year.

To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit two letters of recommendation; one copy of their high school transcripts; ACT or SAT scores and be graduating from high school during the 2013-2014 school year.

"We are excited to continue our partnership with E.M. Tharp to provide college scholarships to students pursuing agriculture degrees," said Jerry Sinift, CEO, International Agri-Center. "We are pleased to support students in our area and encourage them to become leaders in the agriculture industry."

Download applications at: www.worldagexpo.com/-we-believe-in-growing-scholarship . Send completed applications to: International Agri-Center, "We Believe in Growing" Scholarship, 4500 South Laspina Street, Tulare, CA 93274.

The International Agri-Center is home to World Ag Expo, February 11-13, 2014 in Tulare, California. An estimated annual average of 100,000 individuals from 70 countries attend World Ag Expo each year. The Expo is the largest annual agricultural show of its kind with 1,400 exhibitors displaying cutting-edge agricultural technology and equipment on 2.6 million square feet of show grounds.

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12.19.2013