Scholarships 2024

January 24, 2024

We’ve entered scholarship application time! Three Rivers SWCD has many different scholarship opportunities for local high school seniors pursuing a degree in agriculture or natural resources, or that come from a farming background.

The scholarships we have available include:

Earl H. & Anna K. Longest Memorial Scholarship
available to King & Queen residents

John F. Townsend Sr. Memorial Scholarship
available to King William high school seniors

J. Franklin “Frankie” Townsend Jr. Memorial
available to Essex, King William, or King & Queen high school seniors

All scholarship applications are due on March 1st, 2024 (other than the VASWCD scholarship, which is due on April 1st, 2024).

Please send all scholarship applications to Grace Daughtrey at by the deadlines mentioned above. Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions!

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 832
Tappahannock, VA 22560

Along with our local scholarships, we help to promote the Larkin Hundley Memorial Endowment, administered by Colonial Farm Credit. This scholarship is valued at $2,000, and is aimed towards Essex County residents with an agriculture background or pursuing agriculture, forestry, or an environmental science degree. More information can be found at 

Three Rivers SWCD promotes the VASWCD scholarship as well. Four winners will be awarded across the state of Virginia and applications MUST be sent to Three Rivers SWCD by April 1st, 2024. More information can be found at

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