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Coop Country Stores in Fruita, Nucla and Palisade are offering scholarships to area high school graduates. Scholarship awards can range from $500 – $3,200. Two different scholarship opportunities are available.

Scholarships Available

Fruita Co-op/Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leader and Academic Scholarship. Award amount:

$3,200. (4-year AG related program)

Fruita Co-op Scholarship. Award amount:

$500 - $2500. (certificate, 2 year and 4-year programs)

All applications must be received my March 6, 2024.

Candidates must complete the application and a written essay and have an acceptable GPA. While AG related is preferred it is not a requirement for a potential Co-op Scholarship.

Our intent is to help today’s youth become tomorrow’s leaders in agriculture by offering financial assistance to help develop and sustain the agriculture industry in America.

The Fruita Co-op was founded in 1937 and has Co-op Country Stores in Fruita, Nucla and Palisade and has over 7,000 member-owners living and working throughout Western Colorado.

If you have any questions please contact Ryan Steele at [email protected] for more information.