About the Scholarship

The Metlife Foundation Scholarship is awarded by National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization to encourage the students to pursue higher education in widely diverse fields ranging from agriculture-related studies to other major career options like communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, finance and banking, economics, and engineering.

The scholarship is awarded to affiliated members of the FFA. The applicants are expected to exhibit satisfactory academic performance, leadership qualities, social awareness and involvement in community services. 


Metlife Foundation Scholarship Awards

  • The award amount is $2,000 annually and is non-renewable. 

  • The issued amount is assumed to be used only for tuition fees, books allowance, and other equipment required while attending a vocational diploma or college degree from a postsecondary educational institution.

  • The scholarship is granted to a total of 10 students, one from each eligible state. The students can avail only one scholarship at the high school level and one while studying in a post-secondary educational institution unless stated otherwise.

  • The applicants are evaluated and judged on the basis of academic achievement, leadership qualities, community service and Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE). Top candidates are selected after a thorough evaluation from the panel.


Metlife Foundation Scholarship Application

The applicants are required to fill a single scholarship application to avail all the scholarship awards for which they might be eligible. 

  • Apply for the scholarship online via the student's Agricultural Career Network (AgCN) account

  • Additional documents include an essay, a statement of character, and personal goals

  • Submit the applications not later than the deadline.

Metlife Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline

The entry period of the application is up to February 1, 2020, for FFA approval. All the selected recipients will be notified by the end of May. 


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a citizen or an eligible noncitizen of the U.S.
  • The applicant must be a member of FFA and 23 years of age

  • The applicant must be a high school senior graduate.

  • The student must have acquired the required points in the different categories as stated by the provider.
  • The applicant must be enrolled in a four-year educational institution.

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