Named after Rhinebeck Farmers Market founder John Honey, this scholarship is intended to support the education and future success of a student who is dedicated to promoting local agriculture and enhancing the social, economic, and environmental sustainability of the Hudson Valley
Eligible applicants: We are seeking a college or university student enrolled in the academic year 2015-2016 who resides in the Mid-Hudson Valley and who will remain in the Mid-Hudson Valley after graduating. High school seniors are encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to applicants who:
- Are permanent residents of the Mid-Hudson Valley or will return to the Mid-Hudson Valley after graduating to advance purpose of the scholarship
- Are majoring in agriculture, food systems, sustainability, food science, environmental studies, or a related field
- Have a demonstrated commitment to Hudson Valley sustainable agriculture
Award: A single $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified candidate selected by the Rhinebeck Farmers Market scholarship committee and will be paid directly to their college or university to defray expenses.
For more information or an application, please contact Dorothy Crane (firstname.lastname@example.org), member, Rhinebeck Farmers Market board.