Scholarships

Scholarships can help students pursuing a degree in agriculture achieve success. Farm Credit supports the next generation of America's farmers, and we've collected available local and national scholarships to help them along.

Please read all guidelines and deadlines on the following sites carefully, as the information is subject to change.

 

Scholarship Deadline Major Applicant Age Notes
Scholarship Opportunities
National FFA Scholarships January 30, 2020 Varies Varies There are many different scholarships available through this site and not all require FFA membership.
Dairy Farmers of America January 15, 2020 Dairy or Related Field HS Seniors through Graduate Students  
Future Innovators of Agriculture Scholarship March 15, 2020 Agriculture HS Senior  
USDA/1890 National Scholars Program January 31, 2020 Specific fields list on website HS Seniors entering Freshman year and rising college Sophmores and Juniors Applicants must have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.  Other requirements on website.
Various Agricultural Scholarships on Scholarships.com Varies by Scholarship Varies Varies This site lists numberous agriculture related scholarships.  Some have restrictions based on residency, field of study or age, but this is a great resource to look for potential scolarships.
Scholarships on Fastweb.com Varies Varies Varies This is a general scholarship site that allows you to search for scholarships based on different criteria.
Ag Furture of America Leader and Academic Scholarships March 11, 2020 Agriculture HS Seniors and current college undergraduates  
State Fair of Virginia Scholarships N/A Varies   These scholarships are awarded based on participation in State Fair of Virginia Competitions.  See website for more  details.
West Virginia State Fair Scholarships March 16, 2020 Varies   Five, four-year scholarships for up to $1,000 a year will be awarded to individuals who have participated in certain areas at the State Fair.  See website for more details.