The Raymond H. Krueger Scholarship was established by the Antelope Valley Resource Conservation District (AVRCD) in 2000. To apply for a Raymond H. Krueger Scholarship, mail your completed application, photocopy of current transcripts, and letters of recommendation to the AVRCD Scholarship Committee by April 15, 2018. Scholarship amounts will range from $2000.00 to $3000.00 and are based on the number of entries and available funds. Typically the scholarship is awarded in total to one student, but if the committee desires it can be awarded to two. Feel free to contact the District Office at 305-3405 for more information.
Eligibility: All Antelope Valley area high school seniors or continuing college students pursuing a collegiate course of study in an agricultural or related field, natural resource management, biology or botany, and a resident of the Antelope Valley, are eligible to apply.
Deadline: Scholarship packages must be postmarked by April 15 annually.
Raymond Krueger was a longtime farmer and conservationist who worked tirelessly for 49 years to preserve natural resources in the Antelope Valley. In addition to serving as President of the AVRCD, he was chairman of the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts and Southern California Coalition of Resource Conservation Districts. His awards and commendations include the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Unsung Hero Award and Western Fairs Association Blue Ribbon Award, and a Commendation presented by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Applications are mailed to all high schools in the District’s boundaries as well as community colleges. Application deadline is April 15 each year.
Applications will be available in January of each year. Contact the District office if you would like one sent to you.
Download the application and instructions here:
Current and Past Recipients of the Raymond Krueger Scholarship:
2017 Johnathan Larsen
2016 Michael Myers
2015 Shelby Larsen
2014 Darma Poonoosamy
2013 Jefferson Rivas
2012 Nzinga Goodwin
2011 Kristen Landsgard
2010 Cynthia Curtis
2009 Rebecca Schmenger
2008 Sadie Thomas
Applications are available in February of each year. Awards are announced in May.