Kerns Family Scholarship Fund

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Mary Margaret Kerns Meek

Kerns Family Scholarship Fund

Typical Award: One Scholarship of $1,000

Post-Secondary Program: Associate or Bachelor's; Agriculture


  • Applicant must be a current year graduating senior of McGuffey School District who is a member of the Future Farmers of America and who is pursuing post-secondary education in a field related to agriculture. Applicant must also have a grade point average of at least 2.5.


To be considered for this award, the applicant must submit an online application that includes:

    • A response of no more than 500 words to the following essay topic: How will my plans for post-secondary education help me to achieve success in my future career?

    • A PDF of the applicant’s FAFSA Student Aid Report.


All required application components must be received by April 1. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.


Questions regarding post-secondary scholarships or the application process should be directed to

The Foundation will take steps to secure transcripts for any applicant who is under consideration for an award. Scholarship awards are determined solely by the Foundation and scholarship awards may be rescinded at any time if upon further review, the applicant is deemed to be ineligible, or for any other reason as determined by the Foundation.