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VAN WERT —The Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District is offering one $500 scholarship to a student studying agriculture, natural resources or closely related fields at any Ohio college or university during the 2013-2014 academic year. The recipient of the scholarship needs to have completed his/her freshman year in college, and must be a Van Wert County resident.

Scholarship applications must be received at the Soil and Water Conservation District by May 2. The Scholarship Committee of the Soil and Water Conservation District will review the applications, and announce recipients in June. Scholarship money will be sent directly to the recipient’s college or university at the beginning of the academic year.

Scholarship applications are available at the Soil and Water Conservation District office, 1185 Professional Drive, Van Wert, by phoning (419) 238-9591, or online at www.vanwertswcd.org.