Delaware Soil & Water Conservation District has two scholarships open to local students.

The Dick O’Keefe Memorial Scholarship is $500 and open to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be a Delaware County resident, or have graduated or be graduating from one of the Delaware County public or private schools.
  • At the time of application, the applicant must have at least a 2.5 grade average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must be entering his/her freshman year as a full-time student at a two or four year accredited college, technical school, or university.
  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in agriculture or natural resources.

One scholarship will be awarded and the deadline for applications is Friday, April 12, 2019.


The Camp Canopy scholarship is $375 and open to high school students entering their freshman year through seniors graduating in 2019.  One student will be selected for a fully paid week at this residential camp which will be held June 9 – 14, 2019 at FFA Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, Ohio.  Visit to learn about all of the great hands-on classes and recreational opportunities going on during camp week.  The deadline for applications is Friday, April 12, 2019.