Andersons, Inc. Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 15, 2021

Friday
Awarded By:

National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Four 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 U.S. mailing address.
  3. Must be a member of FFA.
  4. Must plan to enroll as a full-time student (actively attending classes and enrolled in 12 or more credit hours).
  5. Must be a resident of one of the following counties: Montgomery in Alabama; Collier, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, or Orange in Florida; Champaign, Fulton, or Platt in Illinois; Carroll, Cass, Champaign, DeKalb, Delaware, Jay, Wabash, or Wells in Indiana; Crawford in Iowa; Calhoun, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Ionia, or Saint Joseph in Michigan; Winona in Minnesota; Buffalo, Keith, Fillmore in Nebraska; Dark, Fulton, Hamilton, Lucas, Sandusky, Seneca, Trumbull, Wood, or Wyandot in Ohio; Dane, Iowa, Outagamie, or Wood in Wisconsin.
  6. Must have participated in community service.
  7. Must be a high school senior at time of application.
  8. Must be less than 23 years of age at time of application.
  9. Must plan to attend school in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, or Wisconsin.
  10. Must plan to pursue a four-year degree in any area of agriculture, except social services.

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

Description: This award is for a U.S. high school senior who plans to attend school in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, or Wisconsin, and is a resident of eligible counties in those states. The applicant must be a member of Future Farmers of America and plan to pursue a four-year degree in any area of agriculture.

Application requirements for the Andersons, Inc. Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Signature page
  • Essay
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: 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: $1,250 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 $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

The online application must be submitted by 5 p.m. EST on January 15 for FFA advisor approval.
Contact: Carrie Powers
Address: P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, Indiana 46268-0960

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