Below is a listing of Farm Bureau and other Agriculturally Related Scholarships available for New Hampshire students. This list is continually growing as we are made aware of more and more Scholarships. Please contact Josh Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org if you know of a scholarship that should be on this page!
COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIPS:
Carroll County Farm Bureau
A $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a student from Carroll County. Students must be attending a post-secondary institute and pursuing an interest in agriculture (including forestry, agriculture, environmental science or conservation). For more information and to get an application contact the Carroll County Farm Bureau at email@example.com
Cheshire County Farm Bureau
Cheshire County Farm Bureau is offering scholarship money to a Cheshire County resident who is pursuing a post high school education. The applicant or his/her family must be a member of Cheshire County Farm Bureau. This scholarship is available to all students, youth or adult, attending post-secondary school. Anyone can apply even if he/she has been the recipient of the scholarship award in the past. For full details and application, click here.
Coös County Farm Bureau
Award(s) will be presented to residents of Coos County graduating from any of the county’s high schools who are furthering their education in agriculture at a two-year college, four-year college, or technical school. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and interest in agriculture. Eligible applicant must have a declared agricultural major (such as agriculture, forestry, veterinary medicine, horticulture, diesel mechanics).
Grafton County Farm Bureau
Scholarship(s) are awarded annually to a Grafton County resident(s). Students must have an agricultural background and be pursuing a career in an agricultural related industry. For application information, click here.. For more information contact Grafton County Farm Bureau Secretary, Sarah Putnam via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Merrimack County Farm Bureau
The Trudy Gay Memorial Scholarship and the “Chip” McNamara Memorial Scholarship are awarded annually. For application, click here. For more information contact the Merrimack County Farm Bureau Secretary, Todd Larcoque at 225-6396.
Rockingham County Farm Bureau
A scholarship is awarded annually to Rockingham County students with an interest in studies related to agriculture. For application information, click here or contact Rockingham County Farm Bureau Secretary, Heather Fernald at 679-1066.
Strafford County Farm Bureau
A scholarship/grant award program offers funding to small to medium sized projects designed to promote agricultural education, programs, and opportunities for youth. Awarded annually. For application information, click here or contact the Strafford County President, Matt Scruton at 603-312-2142.
Sullivan County Farm Bureau
The Sullivan County Farm Bureau will award up to two scholarships per year, each in the amount of $500. The scholarships are awarded only to current SCFB members and /or the children of parents/guardians who are Sullivan County Farm Bureau members and who are up to date on dues.
Deadline for submission of applications is May 10, 2017. All applications will be reviewed by a committee of the Sullivan County Farm Bureau and those awarded scholarships will be informed by mail. Preference will be awarded to applicants pursuing any agriculture related study, though all applications are welcome. For application and more information, click here.
Additional Ag Related Scholarship Resources:
2017 Abbie Sargent Scholarship Application
Applicants must be a resident of New Hampshire, a graduate of an approved public/private high school with average or better grades. Additionally, they must demonstrate acceptance of responsibility and financial need. Applicants must be a full or part-time student at an institute of higher learning. Preference will be given to those enrolled in an agriculture related study.
Applications must be submitted by March 15 each year. Contact Diane Clary at 224-1934 for more information.
NH Grange 2017 Clarence Sprague-John West Scholarships and Grants Program
The New Hampshire Grange Foundation invites applications for the 2017 Clarence Sprague-John West Awards, an educational scholarship and grant program. New Hampshire residents pursuing an education related to agricultural production, economics or education, in that order of priority, are welcome to submit applications. Preference is given to Grange members and their direct relatives. For more information and application materials, click here.
Farm Credit East – Scholarship Program
Each year, Farm Credit East awards scholarships to qualified students who are committed to a career in agriculture and have demonstrated exceptional achievement. They make their decisions based on your essay, experience, course of study and extracurricular activities. Candidates for the scholarship must have a permanent home address within the area served by Farm Credit East and plan to attend post high school education in the upcoming fall semester. Applicants are eligible to win this scholarship only once. Follow the link to learn more and apply. This year’s deadline is Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 5pm EST.
Skrungloo Farm,Inc.-Student Scholarship
Skrungloo Farm, Inc. is a private foundation established in 1986, in order to provide direct aid, assistance, and/or services, to the residents of, in order of priority, Sandwich, Center Harbor, Moultonboro, Carroll County, Belknap County, and then the entire state of New Hampshire. This includes providing scholarships for individual residents to educate and better themselves in order to build a stronger community. Applicants must be a legal resident of the US and reside in the state of New Hampshire. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic merit and other nonacademic factors such as community service, school activities and work experience. For more information or to request an application, contact SKRUNGLOO FARM, INC. Student Aid Program – Bianco Professional Association at 225-7170 or email email@example.com
Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship
Does your child have interest in farms or gardening? Would he or she like to explore these interests this summer? The Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship endeavors to connect young people with agriculture and the natural world around them. Through this scholarship, the Monadnock Localvores hope to inspire the next generation of local farmers and local food supporters, by giving regional children an opportunity, through summer camp, after school programs, or membership to NOFA NH, to experience sustainable farming practices first-hand and watch their efforts bear fruit. For more information please visit http://www.cheshireconservation.org/
International Harvester Collectors Chapter 18 Scholarships
The scholarship program is open to high school seniors and students who intend to further their education at a four year college, community college, or other similar institution. The scholarship award is for one year, and will be sent directly to the institution and will be used to pay educational expenses. There can be multiple winners in a given year. The scholarship is available for students who plan to pursue a career in an agricultural field (veterinary, agriculture, automotive/ engine work, etc.). Candidates do not have to be Chapter 18 members. For more information visit http://ihcne18.com/ .
The National FFA Organization awards approximately $2 million scholarships each year. Scholarships are awarded to FFA members and non-members seeking a wide variety of career goals and higher education. Follow the link to learn more. This year’s deadline has passed.
New Hampshire Beekeepers Association Scholarship
This year, the NH Beekeepers Association is proud to be awarding 2 (two) SCHOLARSHIPS of $1000.00 each. These scholarships will be presented to the 2 students who are selected as winners of the scholarship contest. Students must be enrolled in a post-secondary school in the agricultural, biology, and/or honey bee related fields. This is open to all members of any NH bee club and their immediate family members (including past winners). For application, click here.