AGCO Agriculture Company Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$24,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 15, 2021

Friday
Awarded By:

National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 12 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a member of FFA.
  3. Must attend a U.S. institution and have a U.S. mailing address.
  4. Must plan to enroll or be enrolled as a full-time student (actively attending classes and enrolled in 12 or more credit hours).
  5. Must be a high school senior or currently enrolled undergraduate student at time of application.
  6. Must be pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any agricultural major, welding, or diesel mechanics.
  7. Must have a record of community service.
  8. Must be less than 23 years of age at time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are members of Future Farmers of America. The applicant must major in agriculture or a related field, exhibit financial need, and participate in community service. The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Application requirements for the AGCO Agriculture Company Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Signature page
  • Personal statement
  • Essay
Additional Information: All applicants for this award must demonstrate leadership skills and exhibit financial need. Please note: Students are eligible for only one scholarship as a high school senior and only one scholarship while enrolled in a postsecondary institution. Under no circumstances should a student apply twice at the same grade level. The scholarship award process is automated. Scholarship recipients are selected based on individual applications meeting eligibility and sponsor criteria requirements. Applications are scored based on the following rubric: academic achievement, 30 points maximum; leadership, 30 points maximum; community service, 10 points maximum; Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), 30 points maximum. Selectors conduct a thorough visual review to determine the recipient(s) once narrowed down to only the top candidates. All notifications will be sent out at the end of May following the selection process. In addition, a listing of all recipients will be posted on the FFA website by May 1.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable. All scholarships are paid with the understanding that, unless otherwise indicated, the money will be used for tuition, fees, books, and equipment required for classes to attain a vocational diploma or college degree from a postsecondary vocational/technical school or from a college or university.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $24,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

The new deadline has not been announced and is based off last year's.
Contact: Carrie Powers
Address: P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, Indiana 46268-0960

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