National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization
$1,000 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 FFA chapter of each recipient will also receive a $250 FFA grant from ADM in the form of a credit with the National FFA Organization to assist in continued education excellence.
80 awards offered annually.
All applicants for this award must exhibit strong leadership skills. Some residency restrictions may apply. 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.
The scholarship application must be completed online via the student's Agricultural Career Network (AgCN) account. The student needs to submit only one application; he/she will automatically be consid ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.