New Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship!

Thanks to a generous anonymous donor, Greenagers is pleased to offer a scholarship to a graduating senior or young person under the age of 25 pursuing secondary education or work experience in the sustainable agriculture field. Special emphasis is placed on integrated practices and ecological farming.

It is the donor’s intent to further the understanding and practice of truly sustainable agricultural practices in our communities. The Application deadline is April 28, 2018. For information on how to apply, please contact the Greenagers office.

Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Berkshire County. Applicants must be pursuing full or part time education at a university, accredited program, or have a multi-year apprenticeship plan with sustainable agriculture as the primary focus. Applicants with a combined interest in small/medium scale agriculture as well as integrated culinary and agricultural pursuits are encouraged to apply.

Award: A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded on or before May 18, 2018.  Applications that meet the below deadlines and requirements will be considered for the 2018 scholarship.  Greenagers hopes to offer this scholarship annually to new and repeat applicants.