Minerva, Ohio–Consumers National Bank announced today that its 2018 Homer Unkefer Agriculture Scholarship application is now available for students pursuing secondary education in an agricultural related profession. The scholarship is named in recognition of the late Homer Unkefer, a founder and Director Emeritus of Consumers National Bank and a life-long advocate for agriculture in Ohio.
The purpose of the Homer Unkefer Agriculture Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students pursuing higher education which will prepare them for a career in agriculture. Applicants must be a high school senior attending a school in or residing in Carroll, Columbiana, Stark, Summit or Wayne county, or a graduate from a high school in Carroll, Columbiana, Jefferson, Stark, Summit or Wayne county currently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college level agriculture curriculum.
Two awards in the amount of $1,000 each are based on the applicant’s experience in agriculture, and must meet all of the educational eligibility requirements. Applications for 2018 must be received by Consumers National Bank by April 16, 2018. Scholarship applications can be obtained at any of Consumers Bank’s 13 locations and from Guidance Counselors at local high schools.