New York Farm Bureau Offers Ag Scholarships

October 2, 2013 in Past Events

New York Farm Bureau and Long Island Farm Bureau together are encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for the New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship, sponsored by the New York Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee. Scholarship award amounts are $1,500 for first place, $1,200 for second and $1,000 for third place.

Students applying must have a family Farm Bureau membership or a student Farm Bureau membership. Students are required to submit a brief essay answering the question, “If you had the power to change something in your community or on your farm, what would you change and why?”

The application submission deadline is November 18, 2013. To nominate someone for the scholarship or to request an application, call 1-800-342-4143 or visit www.nyfb.org and then scroll down to “Farm Essentials” for scholarship information and the application.