Up to five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to outstanding students entering their college junior or senior year. Priority will be given to applicants attending a school in Ohio. Applicants’ majors may vary, however, preference will be given to a major in agriculture, specifically relating to beef. Applicants must be maintaining a 2.75 GPA or higher. Visit www.ohiocattlewomen.com for more information.
Several college scholarships are available to beef industry youth through the Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation. These scholarships are administered through the Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation in conjunction with the following organizations and individuals. Applications deadlines are noted next to the scholarship names. For questions concerning scholarships, please contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-873-6736.
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TAGGED FOR GREATNESS SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31
Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to college students who are enrolled in an agricultural program or a graduating high school senior who plans to study agriculture at a college or university. This scholarship is made possible by the sale of Ohio’s beef specialty license plates. For more information on purchasing beef plates, call the Foundation office at 614-873-6736.
CATTLEMEN’S COUNTRY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31
Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to college students who are enrolled in an agricultural program or a graduating high school senior who plans to study agriculture at a college or university. This scholarship is made possible by proceeds from the beef putt-putt golf course at the Ohio State Fair.
SALTWELL EXPO SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31
One $1,000 scholarship is awarded at the Ohio Beef Expo thanks to Saltwell Western Store, owned by Jay and Sally Puzacke, who donate a percentage of sales generated from the official line of clothing sold through Saltwell’s trade show booth at the Ohio Beef Expo.
NOAH COX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31
One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a college student who is enrolled in a two-year or four-year program or a graduating high school senior who plans to attend a college or university majoring in an agricultural or non-agricultural program. This scholarship was created in honor of Noah Cox who passed away in May 2017.
CATTLEMEN’S GALA SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31
Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to college students who are enrolled in an agricultural program or a graduating high school senior who plans to study agriculture at a college or university. This scholarship is made possible by the annual Cattlemen’s Gala Celebration and Fundraiser.
Precision Agriculture: Positive Impacts on the Environment Scholarship Contest
Farms.com is pleased to announce a contest for a chance to win one of three US $2,000 scholarships for students who have a precision agriculture idea that will have a positive impact on the environment.
In addition to the $2,000 scholarship prize, the winners, as determined by voting in each country, will be invited to participate in a Student Panel as part of Farm.com Precision Ag Virtual Conference in November 2020, where they will have the opportunity to present their thesis idea in more detail to farmers attending the Farms.com Virtual Precision Agriculture Conference and Trade Show. Full details and application can be found at https://www.farms.com/precision-agriculture/conferences/virtual-precision-ag-conference-2020/scholarship-contest. Deadline is 11:59 pm, Friday September 25, 2020
2020 NAFB Foundation Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted
Since 1977, the NAFB Foundation has provided financial support and educational opportunities in the form of college scholarships to assist students in pursuit of careers in agricultural communications. More than $415,000 in scholarships have been awarded.
The NAFB Foundation offers several $5,000 college scholarships.The NAFB Foundation will recognize its 2020 scholarship award winners at the 2020 NAFB Convention in Kansas City this November, and recipients also will receive an expense-paid trip to attend the convention as part of the award.
Applicants must be a college junior, senior, or graduate student for the fall 2020 semester and enrolled in or transferring to an agricultural communications curriculum. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with concentration and/or application in broadcast media (this may include internet/online media distribution). Applications for these 2020 scholarships are due Wednesday, June 10, 2020.
Applications for the Central State University, College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture (CESTA), Student Scholarship program are now being accepted. The scholarship awards eligible students up to $40,000 covering tuition, books, and room and board for up to four years. High school seniors and college transfer students within Ohio (in-state) are eligible to receive the award. Students must register in one of the following majors: Sustainable Agriculture (SAG), Agricultural Education (AgEd), Exercise Science (EXS) with a nutrition minor, Agricultural Extension Education (AgExEd), Agricultural Business (AgB), Water Resources Management (WRM), or Environmental Engineering (ENV). Instate high school applicants must have a cumulative GPA of no less than 2.8 and in-state-transfer students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2020. To learn more or to apply click here.
The Ohio Pork Council is pleased to offer three scholarship opportunities in 2020. Students entering their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year in college are encouraged to apply. Applicants, or their parents, must be actively involved in the pork industry. Children of pork industry employees, managers and contract growers are eligible. Applications can be found at http://ohiopork.org/scholarships/.
Applications, letters of recommendation and transcripts are due April 30, 2020. Please contact email@example.com with additional questions.
Delta Theta Sigma agricultural fraternity is giving up to 10 $1,000 scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year. To be eligible, the applicant must be a male transfer student or incoming freshman to The Ohio State University main campus. The application process is simple and can be found here. Applications will be accepted until March 18, 2020. For more information email Alex Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation has more than $70,000 in scholarships available to Ohio students from rural, suburban and urban communities who are pursuing degrees connected in some way to agriculture.
Through 10 programs, approximately 50 scholarships will be awarded. The deadline to apply online is February 28. 2020. Applications and a description of each scholarship can be found at https://ofbf.org/foundation/scholarships/
Students who will be incoming freshmen or continuing their college degree in the fall of 2020 are encouraged to apply for the Ohio 4-H Scholarships that are available to you (scholarships are available to those attending Ohio State as well as other Universities/Colleges).
Scholarship Application for the 2020-2021 academic year – Priority Deadline: February 15, 2020.
The simple online form requires you to write a short 300 word essay, list of present and previous work experience, involvement in extracurricular activities, provide details about involvement in groups. Applicants who have participated in 4-H regardless of University/College, Campus, or major are to complete this application and the additional supplemental questions when you check “Yes” on the involvement in 4-H. www.cfaes.osu.edu/scholarships