Ford County SWCD

District Award Opportunities

2017 George McKibben Scholarship
This scholarship has been established by the Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts (AISWCD) to assist outstanding agriculture students in the completion of their education at any Illinois state college. The student awarded the scholarship should demonstrate superior agriculture academic achievement, commitment to soil and water conservation and potential for innovation and/or leadership ability. The AISWCD Scholarship is awarded at the Annual Meeting/ IDOA Bureau of Land and Water Resources Summer Conference for the fall semester of the academic year.
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The purpose of the Award is to recognize outstanding contributions in the field of Forestry. Individuals, companies, associations, etc. are eligible to be nominated for this award. 
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2017 Auxiliary Photo Contest
The purpose of this contest is to recognize individuals whose pictures are worth more than words.
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2017 Auxiliary Poster Contest
The purpose of this contest is to recognize individuals whose artwork shares their thoughts on soil, water, and related natural resource issues
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