Mark Suren Melkonian Memorial Scholarship

$1,000
1 winner$1,000
Awarded
Application Deadline
Mar 6, 2024
Winners Announced
Apr 6, 2024
Education Level
High School
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Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior
State:
California
Field of Interest:
Agriculture
Education Level:
State:
Field of Interest:
High school senior
California
Agriculture

The agriculture sector is critical to the functioning of society, not only providing food but also textile materials and many jobs.

Unfortunately, agriculture often goes underappreciated and students typically aren’t encouraged to pursue the field. Over 10% of US employment comes from the agriculture sector, making it a large and promising industry.

This scholarship aims to honor Mark Suren Melkonian’s legacy by supporting students in California who are interested in the agriculture field. This scholarship aims to honor Mark Suren Melkonian’s legacy by supporting students in California who are interested in agriculture, where Mark dedicated his professional life as a well respected member of the industry, and will be a positive role model in the Sanger area to continue Mark’s legacy. 

Any high school senior in California who is interested in agriculture may apply, but Sanger High School students, especially those involved in sports or other affiliated extracurricular activities such as 4-H club, or rodeo competition experience are preferred.

To apply, tell us why you’ve chosen to pursue agriculture, and if applicable, about your community and extracurricular involvement in the Sanger Area and the impact it has had on you and your community. 

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published December 1, 2023