NEW PHILADELPHIA -- The Tuscarawas County Pork Producers are accepting applications for its $500 scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded to area students. Applicants must be a resident of Tuscarawas County or a family member of a Tuscarawas County Pork Producer. Any student currently a high school senior or college student, up to age 25, may apply. They encourage students entering agriculture or agriculture-related programs to apply.

Applications are due on or before Feb. 14, 2016. All Tuscarawas County high schools, Kent/Tusc, Stark State, OSU-ATI and the Ohio State Extension office will have applications available.