Who Can Apply: The City of Gainesville and the local poultry industry recognize the need for outstanding young men and women to continue the city’s legacy as the “Poultry Capital of the World.” The Gainesville Spring Chicken Scholarship supports college students pursuing a degree in poultry science or a related agricultural degree.
Funding for the scholarship comes from sponsors of the Spring Chicken Festival, Georgia’s official chicken cook-off, held in April each year in Downtown Gainesville. Applicants should be graduating high school senior or current college students pursuing a career in the poultry industry, majoring in Agricultural Business, Poultry Science, Food Science, Animal Science, Food Marketing, Agricultural Economics, etc. They must be a resident of the State of Georgia with a minimum GPA of 3.0. One award of $1,000 will be given.
Deadline: March 15, 2020