California Farm Bureau Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 01

Awarded By

California Farm Bureau Federation

Award Amount

$1,800 to $5,000 annually, non-renewable. Past recipients are invited to re-apply each year. Each successive application must include two new, current letters of recommendation and a current college transcript (high school transcripts are not required for past recipients).


Six awards offered annually. In addition to the general scholarship, five named awards are provided: the Frederick J. Heringer Honorary Award, the Howard P. Wackman II Memorial Scholarship, the John H. Wiechman Memorial Scholarship, the Carolyn S. Richardson Memorial Scholarship, and the Rustici Livestock and Rangeland Scholarship. Any individuals fitting the criteria for these awards will be selected by the foundation board. No additional application information is needed.

Additional Information

The California Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation was organized to give aid to students with a desire to pursue a career in the agricultural industry. The scholarships are awarded annually based upon academic achievement, career goals, extracurricular activities, determination, leadership skills, and a commitment to study agriculture. In the spring, a group of finalists will be selected to be interviewed by the foundation board. Finalists will be notified of the date, time and place of the interview in the notice of selection. Finalists should understand that they will have only a few weeks' advance notice of the interview date. Students are not required to be members of the farm bureau. Students entering or attending a junior college are not eligible.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the California Farm Bureau Federation website by clicking the 'Scholarship Foundation' link under the 'Programs' heading. Applications are accepted between Jan. 1 and Mar ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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