WinField United Careers in Agriculture Scholarship Program – due February 10, 2017

Scholarships worth $1,000 will be awarded to 10 high school seniors and 10 college students in their first or second year who demonstrate scholastic achievement, leadership in agriculture and a perceived ability to contribute to agriculture in the future.

The Careers in Agriculture Scholarship Program is available to high school graduating seniors and first or second year college students pursuing two- or four-year degrees in agronomy, crop production, or closely related fields.

To qualify for the program, a student must:

  • Be a high school senior, graduating in spring of 2017; or
  • Be a college freshman or sophomore;
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities and academic performance;
  • Complete an application including two reference letters and official transcript; and
  • Write essays describing the importance of farmer cooperatives, and why he or she is interested in an agricultural career.

Since its formation 26 years ago, the Careers in Agriculture Scholarship Program have awarded more than $500,000 to young adults who share the same commitment to agronomy, excellence and the cooperative system.

Applications are available by clicking here. All applications must be postmarked by Feb.10th, 2017. Winners will be notified by mail in April 2017.

National 4-H Summer Program Assistant Positions – Apply Now!

Know a student passionate about government, history, political science, education, speaking, or leadership? Encourage them to apply to be a Summer 2017 Program Assistant (PA) at the National 4‑H Conference Center. For more information and to apply, click here.

Ohio Agricultural Council Scholarships due 2/29/2016

The Ohio Agricultural Council is offering up to six $1,500 scholarships to assist students pursuing agricultural-related studies and to help promote agriculture and agri-business as a growing field of career opportunities.

The application deadline for the 2016-2017 school year is February 29, 2016.  Click here to download the 2016-2017 application.