Ag Society offers scholarship in Dutchess County

The Dutchess County Agricultural Society is accepting scholarship applications from Dutchess County high school students seeking a degree in agriculture, horticulture, human ecology or a related field.

The Society awards one $8,000 scholarship per year.

Eligible students should demonstrate commitment to volunteer service in the community; be a graduating high school senior in good academic standing; and be enrolled full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university.

Applications are available from high school guidance offices; by writing to Dutchess County Fairgrounds, P.O. Box 389, Rhinebeck, N.Y. 12572, or by calling (845) 876-4000.

The deadline in May 10.