Fillmore Soil and Water
     Conservation District
     507-765-3878 Ext. 3

     900 Washington St. NW
     Preston, MN 55965

 


Scholarships

 

High School Scholarship

The Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District sponsors a $500.00 scholarship for a graduating Fillmore County high school student pursuing a degree in Natural Resources, Agriculture or related field. 

Applications must include an essay, in 500 words or less, on "What Natural Resource Conservation Means to me". 

Graduating High School Senior Scholarship Application

Congratulations,Madilyn Smith, a senior at Fillmore Central High School, our 2019 Graduating High School Senior Scholarship recipient! Madilyn, daughter of Todd and Tina Ristau of Preston, plans to attend the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus, to major in agricultural education and journalism and participate in performing arts.  Following college, her goal is to work as a high school ag teacher and FFA advisor. 

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Returning College Student Scholarship

The District also offers a $500.00 scholarship for Fillmore County college students who will be returning to school in the fall.  To be eligible, students must be a returning college sophomore, junior or senior, pursuing a degree in Natural Resources, Agriculture, or a related field, be enrolled in classes for fall and not a prior SWCD scholarship recipient. Check awarded upon receipt of fall transcripts showing successful completion of courses.

Applications must include an essay, in 500 words or less, on "What Natural Resource Conservation Means To Me".

 

Returning College Student Scholarship Application

2019 Returning College Student Scholarship awarded to Taylor Ruen, of Lanesboro, currently attending South Dakota State University. Taylor is majoring in Agriculture Systems Technology and minoring in Precision Agriculture and Agronomy.  Congratulations, Taylor!

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