The Tama Soil & Water Conservation District Commissioners are accepting applications for two scholarships available to High School students in Tama County.
Students are eligible for either of these scholarships if their planned course of study is in any of the fields of agriculture and / or natural resources, and must they reside in Tama County.
The first scholarship is offered by the Conservation Districts of Iowa, a statewide organization of local District Commissioners. All seniors in the state are eligible to compete for three scholarships offered; one for $1,800, one for $1,200 and one for $1,000.
Applications are to be submitted to the Soil & Water Conservation District office in the county where the student lives by March 1, 2012.
The Tama County Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners also offer a scholarship. The winner will be selected from the pool of applicants for the CDI scholarship.
Contact the Tama SWCD at 641-484-2702 or stop by the office at 102 Highway 30 West, Toledo, to obtain the application form. It also can be downloaded at the CDI website: