SAVE THE DATE! JAF GALA 2023 TICKETS The small change in your pocket can mean a big change in a student’s life Apply Here >>> Scholarship Form Your gift matters to Jordan. Name: Jordan Frazier Major: Agricultural Business Year: Sophomore at University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hometown: Springdale, Maryland What were the deciding factors when choosing your major or area of study? Well, I was undecided on my major prior to starting college. While having a conversation with my college recruiter during my college visit, she helped me narrow down my interest towards food, nutrition, and agriculture which is closely connected to my goal of entrepreneurship and owning a restaurant. How are you funding your education? I’m funding my college education by scholarships and the USDA Scholar Program. What is a skill or experience you don't possess now but hope to leave college with? I hope to leave college with a better understanding of financial literacy and skills. Jordan what are your current educational and career goals? As stated before, I’m a 2nd semester sophomore majoring in Agribusiness with the goal of graduating in May 2024 with my Bachelor of Science Degree. 2023 Scholarship Schedule April 1st Applications available July 31st Applications due August 31st JAF GALA Eligibility Requirements Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must be an undergraduate student enrolled or entering into an accredited university or college. Must submit current transcript (official or unofficial copy) Must have cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 2.5 Must have recommendation letter (excludes relatives.) Completed application must be submitted by the DEADLINE. In order to receive the scholarship award, the finalist is required to attend the Annual J.A.F. GALA. Frequently Asked Questions How often can I apply for this scholarship? As long as you are an undergraduate student, you may apply for this scholarship. As a recent high school graduate, when am I eligible to apply? You are eligible to apply after completion of your first semester in college. When is this scholarship awarded? The scholarship is awarded for the Spring semester.