Academic Scholarships

Three Rivers SWCD offers three scholarships annually for students within the District (Essex, King William, and King & Queen Counties). All scholarships are due March 1st and should be sent to Three Rivers SWCD at 772 Richmond Beach Road Tappahannock, VA 22560. Those interested should call Waring Baylor (Outreach and Education Coordinator) at 804 443 2327 extension 4 or email waring.baylor@trswcd.org to receive an application.

The applicants should be pursuing a degree in agriculture/natural resources or come from a farming background. All scholarships are valued at $1,000 and are eligible for high school seniors or currently enrolled college students. More information is listed below:

Earl H. & Anna K. Longest Memorial

King & Queen residents

John F. Townsend Sr. Memorial

King William residents

J. Franklin “Frankie” Townsend Jr. Memorial

Essex, King William, or King & Queen residents

Three Rivers SWCD also helps promote the Larkin Hundley Memorial Endowment, which is administered by Colonial Farm Credit and is valued at $2,000. The criteria for this scholarship is an Essex County resident with an agriculture background or pursuing agriculture, forestry, or an environmental science degree. More information on this scholarship can be found at www.colonialfarmcredit.com.

Three Rivers SWCD promotes the VASWCD scholarship as well, which can be found on www.vaswcd.org/student-scholarships. Four winners will be awarded for the VASWCD scholarship across the state of Virginia and all scholarship applications must be sent to Three Rivers SWCD by April 1st. All other scholarships previously listed above are due by March 1st!

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