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California Farm Bureau Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 6
Award Deadline: February 1, 2021

The California Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation was organized to give aid to students with a desire to pursue a career in the agricultural industry. The scholarships are awarded annually based upon academic achievement, career goals, extracurricular activities, determination, leadership skills, and a commitment to study agriculture.

Who is eligible?

Any undergraduate student entering or attending a four-year accredited college or university in California and pursuing a career in the agricultural field. Applicants must be a resident of California. If applying for a Rustici Livestock and Rangeland scholarship, please see eligibility requirements in the Rustici Livestock and Rangeland Scholarship section below.*

Requirements

Applications are accepted each year between Dec 1 and Feb 1 and must be accompanied by the following items:

A) High school transcript(s) (if this is your first time applying).

B) Junior college transcript(s) (if applicable).

C) College transcript(s) (if applicable).

D) Two (2) letters of recommendation. Letters must be dated within the last three (3) months.

If any one of these items are missing, the application will not be considered.

Instructions

Letters of recommendation must contain the name of the applicant, comments on the applicant's character and abilities, and an opinion of his/her ability to profit from a college education. A parent or close relative cannot be considered as a reference. The name and occupation of each person writing a letter is required.

Interviews

In the spring, a group of finalists will be selected to be interviewed by the Foundation board. Finalists will be notified of the date, time and place of the interview in the notice of selection. Finalists should understand that they will have only a few weeks' advance notice of the interview date.


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California Farm Bureau Scholarships
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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