AGCO Finance Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 15, 2021

Friday
Awarded By:

National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Six awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must have a valid U.S. mailing address and attend a U.S. postsecondary institution.
  3. Must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student.
  4. Must be less than 23 years of age at time of application.
  5. Must plan to enroll or be enrolled full time (actively attending classes and enrolled in 12 or more credit hours).
  6. Must be a member of FFA.
  7. Must have participated in community service.
  8. Must pursue a two- or four-year degree in agronomy, crop science, general agriculture, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales and marketing, engineering, mechanization, or agriculture power and equipment.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are members of the Future Farmers of America and pursue a two- or four-year degree in select agricultural-related fields. Students must exhibit financial need and have participated in community service.

Application requirements for the AGCO Finance Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Personal statement
  • Signature page
  • Financial analysis
Additional Information: In addition to all other eligibility requirements, the student must 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 $2,000.

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 as of yet, and is based on last year's.
Contact: Carrie Powers
Address: P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, Indiana 46268-0960

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