The Jefferson County Farm Bureau is accepting applications for a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship is based on academic achievement, character, career plans and leadership potential, according to a news release.


The recipient must be a student pursuing an agriculture related degree, have a 2.5 grade point average or equivalent, be a U.S. citizen, Arkansas resident and have an active Farm Bureau family membership, according to the release.


The deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 30. Details: Jefferson County Farm Bureau, 4941 Bobo Road, Pine Bluff, Ark., or 870-535-7740.