Farm Bureau Advisory Committee Announces Rural Health Essay Contest

High school and college students from Virginia Farm Bureau member families who are interested in health-related careers in rural areas have until March 31 to enter Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s Rural Health Essay Scholarship Contest.

Participants are required to submit an essay on “My Future Career in Rural Health in Virginia,” along with a resume.

Essays submitted by high school students and college students will be judged separately. Two high school winners and two college winners will be chosen. The first-prize winner from each group will receive $1,000, and the second-prize winner will receive $500.
Winning essays will be chosen from entries by students planning to work in health-related fields, including specialized areas of veterinary medicine that have an impact on human health and wellness.

Essays must be at least 400 words in length and typed. 

Deadline for submitting your completed entry form, essay and resume is March. 31.

For more information, visit and click on Member Programs, then on Contests and Awards. 

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