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Applications will be available on our website February 1, 2020 and have to be submitted by April 1.

The Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association (BTGCA) scholarship is available for individuals attending community and technical colleges, private colleges, two-year colleges, seminaries, trade schools, and public universities.

The scholarships are awarded on the bases of the student’s overall grade-point average, writing ability, and leadership potential. The application gives a good overview of each applicant’s development in these areas. Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 from your current educational institution. Preference will be shown to those applicants who have a tobacco farming background.

Each application will be reviewed by the Burley Co-op Scholarship Committee. The recipient will be notified of the award offer by April 25th. 

This scholarship is awarded for one academic year, in two equal amounts for the fall and spring semesters. Students may re-apply each year. The scholarships are available to individuals from the states of Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, and West Virginia.