Oct 12, 2018
IFTA seeks applicants for Young Professionals Scholarship Program

The International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) Young Professionals Scholarship Program was started in 2013 to encourage the next generation of fruit tree growers to attend the association’s educational events. The first Young Professional Scholarships were awarded that year for the IFTA Study Tour in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It has continued to be a great success, and IFTA is now seeking applications for the 62nd Annual IFTA Conference in Rochester, New York, Feb. 24-28, 2019

If interested in applying, please read the below information for qualifications and more details!

*Current IFTA membership is required.
*Applicants must be 35 years of age or younger when the study tour takes place.
*Individuals who have received an IFTA scholarship to a previous Annual Conference event are ineligible. Individuals qualify to receive one scholarship per IFTA event.
*If you have already registered for the event, you may still apply to receive a scholarship.
*Scholarship recipients may be asked to assist with events during the study tour

Applications can be found at https://www.ifruittree.org/…/YP_Scholarship_Application_201… or the link below.

Applications will be reviewed by the IFTA Young Professionals committee, and recipients will be notified by email.

Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018





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