(April 1, WEB EXCLUSIVE) A Florida agriculture group plans to award scholarships to young women interested in pursuing careers in agriculture.

Florida Agri-Women is planning to provide two $500 scholarships to an incoming freshman or current undergraduate college student and another to a Master’s or a Ph.D. female student majoring in an agricultural-related field.

Applications for the scholarships, to be awarded on academic achievement, community service and leadership, can be found at http://floridaagriwomen.org/.

The group plans to award the scholarships Aug. 15 at its sixth-annual founder’s day dinner in Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Fla.