2019 Conference Fee Waivers

Military Veterans

The University of Arkansas and the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) are partnering to offer scholarships to military veterans. Priority will be given to those in the Southern U.S. region. The deadline to apply for the scholarships is December 5, 2018. The application is available online at www.ncat.org/atf_AR_ssawg.

Livestock and Poultry Farmers

Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is accepting applications for scholarships of up to $400 for livestock and poultry farmers to attend this conference to learn humane animal management practices. Find the application at: foodanimalconcernstrust.org/scholarships.

Growing Farm Profits Scholarships

Southern SAWG is pleased to announce that we will be offering a limited number of $500 travel scholarships, along with free tuition for farmer-mentor teams, to participate in the pre-conference Growing Farm Profits Short Course in Little Rock. Learn more about this great opportunity here.

Arkansas Young Farmers Scholarship 

The Arkansas Young Farmers Coalition, in partnership with the Arkansas Local Food Network/CANAS, is offering scholarships to beginning Arkansas farmers (less than 10 years growing experience) to attend the conference. The scholarship will cover the general conference registration fee and is non-transferable. Scholarship funds will not cover travel, lodging, or food expenses. Deadline for submission is November 15, 2018. Apply here.

Southern SAWG Fee Waivers

Southern SAWG is offering a limited number of fee waivers to assist limit-resource producers in the Southern U.S. to attend our conference. Qualified candidates are those who:

  • absolutely cannot afford the conference registration fee

  • have never before received a fee waiver from Southern SAWG to attend our annual conference

  • are farming commercially in the Southern U.S. or are planning to be producing in the next year, AND

  • have a sincere interest in sustainable or organic agriculture.

Preference will be given to those who have never attended a past Southern SAWG conference.

Apply to Southern SAWG for a conference fee waiver by:

1. Completing, scanning and emailing the Fee Waiver application (including Q1 answer) to feewaivers@ssawg.org by no later than December 1, 2018

OR

2. Printing the Fee Waiver application
3. Completing the form and Q1, and then
4. Postmarking it by December 1, 2018 to:
Fee Waivers
Southern SAWG
P. O. Box 1552
Fayetteville, AR 72702

Questions? Contact: Teresa Maurer at feewaivers@ssawg.org or by phone at 479-799-7985.

Note to organizational and institutional leaders:

We can provide letters of support if you are applying for scholarship funds from outside funders to bring folks from your area to the conference. Just contact us with the details.