LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Monty’s Plant Food Company, a Louisville, Ky.-based manufacturer of plant and soil enhancement products for the agriculture, horticulture, lawn and garden and turf industries, is now accepting applications for four, $1,000 college scholarships. The awards will be made in conjunction with the National FFA Organization to high school seniors who are members of FFA.

To be eligible students must also meet criteria including:

• Be a resident of Arkansas, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee or Virginia

• Live on a family farm

• Plan to pursue post-secondary education and study agronomy and crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil science or soil conservation

• Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.25

• Have participated in community service

A complete list of criteria is listed online at www.montysplantfood.com.

Scholarship applications are available online at www.ffa.org/scholarships. The deadline to apply is Feb. 15, 2012. The Monty’s Plant Food Company scholarships will be awarded in May.