The Howard County Farm Bureau will offer one $2,000.00 scholarship for someone in the 14 to 16 age range and another $2000.00 scholarship to someone in the 17 to 19 age range. Applicants or their parents/guardians MUST be a member of the Howard County Farm Bureau to be eligible.

To apply, students must return the attached application form and write an essay. The essay is to be written on: “What can we do as farm bureau and as farmers to create a better relationship with our neighbors and the community that we live and grow in?” The winners will receive $2,000.00 to be used for what they need to buy for school or trade school, such as books, or a laptop computer etc….

The deadline for applications and essays is April 1, 2017

The Scholarships will be awarded at our Legislative Dinner

All decisions on the winner will be made by the Howard County Farm Bureau Board of Directors. Essays are to be written in number 12 pt. font and be no longer than 2 pages with one inch margins. Entries or questions can be sent to Michael Calkins at If you would like to send a hard copy please send to the attention of: Michael Calkins, 1626 Daisy Road, Woodbine, MD 21797