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Students interested in pursuing careers in agriculture will find a wide range of scholarship opportunities designed to help them complete their college education. Scholarships for students majoring in agricultural studies are as diverse as the field itself, and cover everything from farming and ranching to agronomy, crop and soil sciences, food sciences, horticulture and plant pathology. A wide range of professional career opportunities are available for agriculture majors, from farm management and animal husbandry to scientific research, natural resources management and food safety administration.

 

Scholarships for agriculture majors are sponsored by a variety of sources, including Federal and state governments, professional associations, and colleges and universities. Students looking for agriculture scholarships will find that many programs target specific agricultural related disciplines, and my require recipients to be enrolled in a particular course of study or at a partnering college or university

Scholarship Award: $1,000      Application Deadline: March 1st 2023      

 

How to Apply: Online

Scholarship Requirements / Eligibility

  • Applicants must be from an actively farming or ranching family OR must be planning to pursue a career in farming or some other aspect of agriculture such as agricultural extension, agricultural education, soil conservation, farm and ranch management, agricultural finance, veterinary medicine or agribusiness.

  • Applicants must be residents of a county served by AgCountry in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin.

  • Children of AgCountry Farm Credit Services employees and board members are not eligible to apply for this particular scholarship.

Scholarship Award: $1,500      Application Deadline: January 12th, 2023      

 

How to Apply: Online

Scholarship Requirements / Eligibility

  • Must be a high school senior (public, private or home-schooled) or enrolled in college full time (minimum of 12 credit hours).

  • Must be planning to pursue a degree in a qualifying area of study.

  • Must be planning to attend a vocational, 2-year or 4-year qualifying ag related study program after high school.

  • Must meet a minimum 2.5 GPA requirement.

  • Must obtain no less than two electronic endorsements from qualifying farmers who live or farm in an eligible county.

Scholarship Award: $1,500      Application Deadline: March 1st 2023      

 

How to Apply: Print from the Website or Click the PDF 

 

Scholarship Requirements / Eligibility

  • Must be a farmer, rancher or be the wife, daughter or a close relative of a farmer, rancher or other person employed in agriculture. 

  • There must be an economic or financial need. 

  • Knowledge of or work experience in agriculture. 

  • Grade Point Average or placement tests are considered. Scholarship funds maybe used for tuition for recognized courses in agriculture leadership, technology, communications, education, rural sociology, medicine or other courses directly related to agriculture and the needs in agricultural communities.

  •  Three signed and dated letters of reference need to be provided with the application.

Scholarship Award: $1,000     Application Deadline: April 21st, 2023      

How to Apply: Click the PDF File to print or applications are available from the Student Counselor’s office. Completed applications are turned into the high school counselor’s office – not to American Crystal Sugar Company.

Turn in completed applications to Tara in the Counseling Office 

 

Scholarship Requirements / Eligibility

Graduating high school senior pursuing a technical or vocational school education in one or more of the following fields of study:

  • Packaging

  • Power Generation Technology

  • Electrical

  • Mechanical

  • Process Technology

Scholarship Award: $1,000      Application Deadline: April 21st, 2023      

 

How to Apply: Click the PDF File to print or applications are available from the Student Counselor’s office. Completed applications are turned into the high school counselor’s office – not to American Crystal Sugar Company.

Turn in completed applications to Tara in the Counseling Office 

 

Scholarship Requirements / Eligibility

 

Graduating high school senior pursuing post-secondary education in one or more of the following fields of study:

  • Science

  • Technology

  • Engineering

  • Mathematics

  • Agriculture

Scholarship Award: $500      Application Deadline: April 1st, 2023      

 

How to Apply: Available in the Counseling Office 

Scholarship Requirements / Eligibility

  • Graduating high school senior

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