David Moore Agricultural Scholarship Fund

The David Moore Agricultural Scholarship Fund ("Fund") was established in 2005 in memory of David Moore. The permanent endowed scholarship fund provides academic support to graduates of Kern County high schools who wish to pursue a career in agriculture. The current chair of the Fund's Scholarship Committee is John Moore III, David Moore's grandson.

Who is eligible to receive the scholarship?

The Fund provides financial assistance in the form of one-time scholarships to students who are U.S. citizens, and graduates of Kern County who demonstrate motivation, perseverance and a sincere desire to pursue a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, and who wish to pursue a career in agriculture. There shall be no discrimination in the selection of students for aid based upon gender, race, religion, country of origin, or parentage.
Scholarship are provided to students who demonstrate financial need, and may be used for education related expenses such as tuition, equipment (including calculators and computers), supplies, food, lodging and clothing. Funding may be provided for study abroad if it is part of a school's formal course of study. Funding shall not be provided for extracurricular activities not part of an educational program, such as vacations or participation in private social, religious or political activities.
In order to receive financial assistance from the Fund, students are required to have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 at the time of application. 

How to apply for the scholarship?

To apply for a scholarship from the David Moore Agricultural Scholarship, please apply though our common application.

How are scholarship recipients selected?

Scholarship recipients are selected by a scholarship committee and approved by Kern Community Foundation's Board of Directors.