Robert & Ruth Richards Richwood Farms Memorial Scholarship Fund

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Robert & Ruth Richards Richwood Farms Memorial Scholarship Fund

Charlotte Richards established the Robert & Ruth Richards Richwood Farm Memorial Scholarship Fund to honor her parent’s love and integrity for agriculture and the land they settled in 1962.

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Robert and Ruth RichardsCharlotte Richards established the Robert & Ruth Richards Richwood Farm Memorial Scholarship Fund to honor her parent’s love and integrity for agriculture and the land they settled in 1962. Their love for the land was passed on to Char, founder and owner of Richwood Farms, an AKC Merit Breeder of Australian Shepherds and Keeshonds in Otsego, Michigan.

In honor of Robert & Ruth, the annual scholarship will award one student who has/have shown a genuine interest and commitment to farming, animal science, agriculture or landscape horticulture and who intends to pursue a certification or degree.

ELIGIBILITY: Be a senior or Early College student at Allegan, Hopkins, Martin or Otsego Public School. Minimum GPA: 2.0

Applications are weighted as follows:

Financial Need – 25%

FFA, 4-H, experience – 50%

Essay Interview – 25%

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