2018 OFU Scholarship Entries Must Be Postmarked by January 19, 2018
Joseph Fichter Scholarship
The 2018 Joseph Fichter Scholarship will be awarded in late January – OFU high school seniors should apply now.
The theme for the contest this year is, “What are the unique needs of family farmers and rural residents regarding healthcare insurance? Does the U.S. system work and should government be more or less involved?”
Any member of the Ohio Farmers Union who is a high school senior may compete for this scholarship. Students who are not members but are sons, daughters or grandchildren of OFU members may apply.
First-place will receive $750 and the runner-up will receive $250 toward their post-secondary education expenses.
Click below for instructions and application. Entries must be postmarked by January 19, 2018.
Virgil Thompson Memorial Scholarship
OFU’s Virgil Thompson Memorial Scholarship awards $1000 to the winner and $500 to two runner-ups. Any member of Ohio Farmers Union who is enrolled as a full-time college sophomore, junior or senior student is eligible to apply to this essay contest.
- The Thompson Scholarship Will Not Be Offered for 2018
Stanley Moore National Scholarships
Each year, several $1,000 scholarships are awarded to Farmers Union members enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university. Click here to view scholarship application.
Hubert K. Seymour Scholarship
Each year, one $2,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Click here to view scholarship application.