About the Scholarship

National FFA Foundation, businesses and individuals sponsor this scholarship to the students with a wide variety of higher education plans and career goals. The scholarship opportunity is encouraging and supporting the farmers economically through this fund. The award money must be used for tuition, fees, books, and equipment required for classes to attain a vocational diploma or college degree from a postsecondary vocational/technical school or from a college or university. An applicant must live on a family farm to receive this award opportunity. Recipients must exhibit financial need and strong leadership skills during scholarship funding.


How to Apply?

  • The scholarship application must be completed online through the student's Agricultural Career Network (AgCN) account.

  • A student must provide official grade cards of ACT and/or SAT scores to prove the academic performance.

  • A student must submit an essay of 1,000 characters or less describing his/her career, educational, and personal goals that he/she would like to achieve in the next 10 years

  • Also, a statement of 1,000 characters or less explaining why the scholarship committee should choose him/her as the scholarship recipient.

  • The student must also complete the financial analysis section to be considered for this scholarship, which demonstrates the need for financial assistance.


Award Amount and Deadline:

The Organization is funding $2500 to five students per academic year and it is non-renewable.

All applicants must apply for this scholarship on or before 6th February 2020.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a high school senior or college student.

  • An applicant must live on a family farm.

  • The applicant must be pursuing a degree or certificate program in agriculture-related fields.

  • The applicant must be pursuing a major in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, sales, bioinformatics, computer science, mathematics, engineering, statistics, diesel mechanics, welding or human nutrition.

  • The applicant must be a resident of an eligible state and county.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

  • The applicant may or may not be a member of FFA.