Become a Phenom Farm Kid Winner

Scholarships

Farm Kids for College Scholarship Competition
At National Farmers, we intend to help the next generation in agriculture. Encouraging higher education in agriculture matters, so we sponsor the Farm Kids for College Competition each year.

Based on competitive selection, National Farmers judges choose three national scholarship winners each spring. All three winners receive $1,000 each. This is a non-renewable, freshman year scholarship competition for students attending accredited colleges or universities.

Become a Phenom Farm Kid Winner

Scholarships

Farm Kids for College Scholarship Competition
At National Farmers, we intend to help the next generation in agriculture. Encouraging higher education in agriculture matters, so we sponsor the Farm Kids for College Competition each year.

Based on competitive selection, National Farmers judges choose three national scholarship winners each spring. All three winners receive $1,000 each. This is a non-renewable, freshman year scholarship competition for students attending accredited colleges or universities.

Farm Kids for College Scholarship Basics

  1. The competition is open to high school seniors who plan to pursue agriculture-related degrees
  2. Students must pursue degrees from accredited colleges or universities.
  3. National Farmers announces three national scholarship winners in the spring of each year.
  4. All three winners receive $1,000 each. The award is disbursed directly to the college or university.
  5. This is a non-renewable, freshman scholarship.
  6. Applicants write two brief essays, submit two letters of reference, official transcripts, GPA and ACT or SAT scores.
First Steps
Download the application form and related materials for all the details and rules. We urge you to carefully review the scholarship packet you download. (See below.)

When you have completed the requirements for the scholarship, please submit everything to the coordinator for your state by February 28, 2019. (Coordinator information is included in the file to download.) If you’ve earned a scholarship, we’ll let you know April 11, 2019! Best wishes!

If you have any questions, please call Helene Bergren at 515.598.4670, or e-mail hbergren@nfo.org.

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Previous Winners

Farm Kids for College Scholarship

M-State Achievers Dominate Farm Kids for College Scholarship Competition

M-State young adults swept the 2019 Farm Kids for College competition, with three young women fromMissouri, Montana and Michigan claiming the top spots – each one earning a $1,000 scholarship. Marlena Long…

2018 Farm Kids for College Winners

Three star students of agriculture are claiming victory in the 2018 Farm Kids for College Scholarship competition, winning among a field of 17 finalists representing every region of the United States.

2017 Farm Kids for College Winners

Ohio’s 2016 Brown Swiss Queen, Lauren Almasy, Hubbard, Ohio, won a 2017 Farm Kids for College Scholarship. In her role as Brown Swiss Queen, Almasy traveled across Ohio, and nationally, to promote the dairy breed.

2016 Farm Kids for College Winners

AMES, Iowa (May 3, 2016)—Students from Ohio, Missouri and Wisconsin ran away with the wins in National Farmers’ 2016 Farm Kids for College Scholarship competition. And all three intend to direct their futures toward animal agriculture.

2018 Farm Kids for College Winners

Three star students of agriculture are claiming victory in the 2018 Farm Kids for College Scholarship competition, winning among a field of 17 finalists representing every region of the United States.

2017 Farm Kids for College Winners

Ohio’s 2016 Brown Swiss Queen, Lauren Almasy, Hubbard, Ohio, won a 2017 Farm Kids for College Scholarship. In her role as Brown Swiss Queen, Almasy traveled across Ohio, and nationally, to promote the dairy breed.

2016 Farm Kids for College Winners

AMES, Iowa (May 3, 2016)—Students from Ohio, Missouri and Wisconsin ran away with the wins in National Farmers’ 2016 Farm Kids for College Scholarship competition. And all three intend to direct their futures toward animal agriculture.