David T. Rynd Memorial Scholarship

Posted: April 15, 2014

To be awarded to a Penn State University College of Agricultural Sciences student.

This scholarship was established in honor and memoriam of David T. Rynd for the purpose of awarding an individual who has a passion for agriculture and exemplifies the same moral character as Mr. Rynd, such as honesty, integrity, determination, outgoing personality, kindness to others, and a competitive spirit. This scholarship will be awarded to a Penn State University College of Agricultural Sciences student who is in their Junior or Senior year. The student must be from the 10-county Northwest Pennsylvania Region including Crawford, Venango, Erie, Mercer, Lawrence, Forest, Clarion, Butler, Armstrong and Warren counties.
The David T. Rynd Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee will give consideration to the following criteria:
• Leadership/Service
• Commitment to Agriculture
• Character/Integrity
• School activities
• Noteworthy achievements
• Awards and recognition
• Special talents
• Community and personal activities
• Work history
Please submit a narrative explaining why you chose agriculture as your field of study and what inspires you for this field. Please incorporate any of the above criteria if possible. Emphasis will be placed on the narrative in awarding the scholarship. All narratives should be 1000 words or less.
If you are applying for this scholarship, please also submit a letter from your academic advisor or faculty verifying you are or will be enrolled in a field of study with the College of Agricultural Sciences during your junior or senior year.

For further details and application go to the following link.