Annual awards for Frederick County, Maryland residents who are undergraduate (freshmen ineligible) students enrolled full-time at a postsecondary institution pursuing studies in Agriculture, Animal Science, Botany, Food Sciences, Human Development, Forestry, Horticulture, Natural Resources Management, Soil Conservation, or Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Students must have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Selection is based on academic promise, community service, extracurricular activities, financial need, and character. Preference given to students of families deriving their income from farming or a related agricultural activity. Number of awards and award amount may vary. A personal statement and copy of federal income tax statement must be included with application packet.