HARDIN COUNTY - The Hardin County Sheep Improvement Association is offering a five hundred dollar scholarship to students entering/attending college for the 2013-2014 school year.

Applicants and their parents/guardians must be residents of Hardin County prior to the applicant entering college, and must be maintaining a 2.5 grade point average. Applicant must have had a sheep project and shown at the Hardin County Fair.

Applications are available at the Hardin County Extension Office, High School Guidance Counselors, FFA advisors, or download application from hardin.osu.edu. Applications must be received at the Extension Office Feb. 22.

The banquet this year will be held on Saturday, Mar. 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the St. John's United Church of Christ. For more information contact the Extension Office or Sheep Improvement Scholarship Committee Chair, Peter Previte at 419-634-2202.