All Richland County seventh graders are invited to participate in the new Ellen Bromfield Geld Scholarship Program and essay contest in conjunction with Malabar Farm State Park.

Students who apply will experience “A Day at Malabar” on April 14 with an exclusive presentation in the main barn after a guided house tour and wagon tour. There, Students will learn of the heritage of Louis Bromfield and his passion for soil conservation.

Following the program, they will be given a prompt and be asked to submit essays for a chance to win a 1st, 2nd and 3rd scholarship prize. Three cash scholarships will be awarded (First Place $300.00, Second Place $125.00, Third Place $75.00).

Essays will be judged on their language art skills and their awareness of the importance of soil conservation. Applications must be received by March 1, 2018.

More information and a link to an online application can be found at this location online.

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