OKLAHOMA CITY – Payne County American Farmers & Ranchers (AFR) has awarded two local students with AFR County/Local Match Scholarships. Landree Siebert and Harli Cundiff both of Stillwater, each received $500 scholarship. Siebert plans to attend Oklahoma State University to study marketing and business. Harli Cundiff plans to attend Southwestern Oklahoma State University to study nursing.
This scholarship is available through the AFR County/Local Match Scholarship Program, which provides scholarships to local youth through a matching partnership between the county organization and the AFR state cooperative.
The AFR County/Local Match Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Eligible students have a family member that is an AFR member. Applications will be judged on organization knowledge and involvement, leadership activities, scholastic achievement and financial need.
The AFR County/Local Match Scholarship is just one of many AFR Youth Program traditions. The organization also hosts a statewide speech contest, a youth leadership summit, statewide scholarships, livestock judging and grading competitions, and many other development opportunities.