NEW PHILADELPHIA -- The Tuscarawas County Pork Producers are accepting applications for its $500 scholarship.

Ten scholarships will be awarded to area students. Applicants must be a resident of Tuscarawas County or a family member of a Tuscarawas County Pork Producers. Any student currently a high school senior or college student, up to the age of 25, may apply. They encourage students entering agriculture or agriculture-related programs to apply.

Applications are due Feb. 22, 2014. All Tuscarawas County high schools, Kent/Tusc., Stark State, OSU-ATI and the Ohio State Extension Office have applications.