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2024 Scholarship Online Form
Submit no later than May 1, 2024 at 11:59pm

 The Proud Parents Buyers Group Foundation is a Non-profit foundation that is organized exclusively for charitable scholarships, awards and/or educational purposes, including: engaging in all activities necessary, useful, or expedient, through operative measures, to promote, develop personal success and further the interest of education under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Our goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of young men and women involved in 4-H and FFA by helping to develop their personal success, by pursuing their passion in agricultural education. The Proud Parents Buyers Group Foundation may award scholarships annually to deserving members of Trails End 4-H, Oak Ridge FFA and Grand Oaks FFA. Scholarships will be awarded based on the information submitted from the applicant. The total amount
of scholarships budgeted for each year will be determined by the Proud Parents Buyers Group Foundation members.

In order to apply for the Proud Parents Buyers Group Foundation Scholarship, the following requirements must be met: 

1. Student must be a Senior in High School

2. Student must have an active membership in at least one of the following: Trails End 4H, Oak Ridge FFA or Grand Oaks FFA for a minimum 2 years.

 

3. In the event of a transfer student, the following guidelines will apply:

  • Agriculture education credits will be determined by a written letter from their former FFA advisor or 4-H Manager, the student must have completed or be in the process of completing at least 1 year (and a second Semester of Agriculture education.)

  • Student must be enrolled in Trails End 4H, Oak Ridge FFA or Grand Oaks FFA the entirety of their senior year.

Established guidelines and instructions are as follows: 

1. Application questions below must be filled out completely and all required forms must be uploaded to complete the scholarship application.

 

  • Applications must be submitted below no later than May 1, 2024 at 11:59pm. 

  • Download required application forms HERE. These forms will need to be printed, completed and uploaded
    before submitting below. 

 

2. Upload the following forms before submitting:​

  • Signed Agreement Form

  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation – Cannot be FFA Advisor, 4H Leader or family member

  • GPA/Class Rank Verification Form signed by High School Counselor or Principal

  • 4-H/FFA Membership Verification Form(s) signed by Club Manager/Advisor

  • Agriculture education credits letter by a former FFA advisor or 4H manager (Transfer student only)

3. Scholarship Recipient’s will be notified within 90 days of submission deadline if they are awarded a scholarship.

 

4. The decision of Proud Parents Buyers Group Scholarship Committee is final.

 

 

5. The Proud Parents Buyers Group reserves the right to determine the dollar amount and number of recipients(s) each year. If enough funding is not available, the Proud Parents Buyers Group reserves the right to suspend the awarding of the scholarships until sufficient fundraising goals are met.

6. Race, color, sex, creed, etc. will never be a consideration for any decisions the scholarship committee makes.

7. Eligibility does not guarantee an award of scholarship.

8. Applications will not be returned to applicants and will be destroyed after the evaluation process is complete.

2024 Online Application

Section 1: Personal Information

Section 2: Agricultural Experience

Section 3: Agricultural Education

Section 4: Awards and Acknowledgements

Section 5: Agricultural Leadership

Section 6: Community Service

Section 7: Non 4-H/FFA Activities

Section 8: Essay 

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Application and all required materials must be submitted no later than May 1, 2024 at 11:59pm or the application will not be considered. Please email proudparentbuyersgroup@gmail.com, if you have any questions. 

Thank you for your submission, good luck!

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