This scholarship is for entry-level and current college student majoring in agriculture and has grown to a $4,000 annual award. The student must live in either Santa Cruz County or within the boundaries of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District or be a member of the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau. The scholarship has awarded thousands of dollars to college students since its inception.
The Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship has teamed up with American AgCredit to offer a $4,000 award for a student entering or currently attending college and majoring in agriculture. This award will be allocated for the remaining years in college (max. 4 years) with verification of registration for each session of full time classes.
Students and/or their legal guardian must live either in Santa Cruz County or within the Pajaro Valley Unified School District boundaries, or a current member of the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau.
Criteria for the scholarship are based on student leadership skills, a demonstrated commitment to the industry, grades and financial need.
The recipient of this scholarship will receive the award upon proof of enrollment in college. The awards will be issued proportionately during the school year.