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 editor@nhfarmbureau.org if you know of a scholarship that should be on this page!

 Count Farm Bureau Scholarships:

Coos County Farm Bureau Scholarship

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). Submissions are due no later than April 27, 2018. For complete scholarship guidelines and application please follow the links.

DEADLINE: April 27, 2018

 

Additional Ag Related Scholarship Resources:

2018 Abbie  Sargent Memorial 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.

DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2018

 

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 4, 2018.

DEADLINE: APRIL 4, 2018

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 skrungloofarm@biancopa.com

DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2018

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/ or email amanda@cheshireconservation.org

DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2018

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/ .

DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2018

FFA
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.

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2018