USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants high school students to know that over $17,000 in college scholarships will be on the line for those attending this year’s Natural Resources Conservation Workshop (NRCW), June 9-13 at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton.
In a release, NRCW Interim Director, Kip Hall, said “The workshop provides an excellent opportunity to engage high school students in the importance of natural resources and agriculture in Georgia.”
The workshop gives students a taste of college life while delivering valuable insight into careers through their counselors and instructors. Those include professionals with NRCS, the Department of Natural Resources, the Georgia Forestry Commission, ABAC and more.
Tuition paid by the early-bird deadline of May 1st is only is $175 per student. After that date tuition increases to $200 per student. The final application deadline is June 1. The workshop application is available at http://www.abac.edu/nrcw.