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Entry Deadline April 5, 2024

This year we are awarding one scholarship, in the sum of $1,500, with additional scholarships available if we have the funds available and applications that meet the requirements. Scholarships presented at the our Annual Recognition Banquet that will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2024 at T&S Farm in Leesville, South Carolina. The scholarship checks are written to the recipient and the college or university they will be attending.


Subsequent funding through the Senior year, of up to $200 for school materials, will be available if scholarship recipients: 


  • Provide an oral presentation of up to ten minutes to the Lexington Soil and Water Conservation District Board on their progress within their Major after each school year.

  • Maintain their initial Major outside the agricultural or environmental fields.

  • Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA

The scholarships are presented to high school seniors residing in Lexington County who will be attending a South Carolina college, university, or technical college. The applicants must be planning a major in an agricultural or environmental related field such as: vocational agriculture education, agriculture economics or engineering, agronomy, natural resources, biology, forestry, horticulture, etc. 

Other Scholarships

2024 Hudson Family Scholarship

2024 Forestry Foundation Scholarship

2024 Governor's School for Agriculture Scholarship

2024  Scholarship Recipients


Emma McCaffrey  - $1,500

Batesburg-Leesville High School 

A long term participant in many of our contests, the Historian of her school's FFA, and the Lexington County 4-H President she intends to major in Horticulture at Piedmont Technical College.


Laiken Brock  - $1,500

Batesburg-Leesville High School 

As a former Student Body President & Vice-President of the BETA Club she is no stranger to leadership and intends to major in Animal & Veterinary Sciences at Clemson University to fulfill her dream to open her own veterinary practice.

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