Springdale Benevolent Scholarships


Springdale Benevolent Foundation Scholarships

General Information & Criteria

The Springdale Benevolent Foundation scholarships will be awarded annually to high school seniors who plan to enroll as  full-time (minimum of 12 hours a semester) students in agriculture or agriculture related studies and are committed to pursuing a career in agriculture or an agriculture-related field.  

Scholarship funds may only be used toward the student's tuition, books, and/or room and board by the institution.  Scholarship recipients are not restricted from pursuing and accepting other forms of financial aid, assistantship, scholarships or tuition waiver.

Recipient must have maintained a 3.0 grade average during senior year in high school.  Also, the recipient must maintain a 3.0 grade average based on a 4-point grade system to maintain scholarship.  At the beginning of each semester, the recipients will be required to supply the scholarship committee their previous semester grades and their current semesters class schedule before funds will be released.

Must be accepted for enrollment at an accredited college, university, or community college.

Academic major must be agriculture related


A typed essay (minimum of 250 words) stating the reason(s) you want to pursue a career in agriculture or an agriculture related field; potential to make a significant contribution to society demonstrated by extracurricular activities, (i.e. local 4-H, FFA, employment history, community awards, etc.) and goals & future plans must accompany application.

2 Letters of References (not family members)

Immediate family members of the Springdale Benevolent Foundation or the Springdale Benevolent Amusement Association will not be eligible to apply. 

The Springdale Benevolent Foundation Scholarship will be made without discrimination in relation to race, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin or handicap.