Lexington County Farm Bureau Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $3,000
Awards Available: 5
Award Deadline: May 15, 2023

The Lexington County Farm Bureau Scholarship Award Program provides financial assistance to Lexington County students who are pursuing an agriculture or agricultural-related undergraduate degree. A total of three $1500 scholarships will be awarded to college-bound students planning to pursue a career in agriculture or an agriculture-related field.


To be eligible to compete for a scholarship, the applicant:

  • must be a member of the Farm Bureau (member number required)
  • must be a resident of Lexington County
  • must be a properly enrolled student in a two- or four- year college, university, or technical school agriculture or agricultural-related undergraduate degree program
  • must have maintained a 3.0 GPA in order to qualify for a scholarship (a transcript must accompany the application form)
  • must not have received $6000 or more cumulative in scholarships through the Lexington County

Application Process

Students competing for the scholarships must provide all of following by the application deadline:

  • An official Lexington County Farm Bureau Application Form.
  • Applications must be typed or completed online and printed.
  • The application form must contain the required high school and higher education information in addition to academic awards, school activities, community activities and work experience, career goals, past or present employment, honors and awards received in extracurricular activities such as athletics, clubs, church, community projects, membership in honorary societies, other organizations, and any offices held, or any other information about the applicant that the judges may find valuable in the selection process.
  • The application form may be re-typed but must be submitted on the same number of pages as the original official form. All questions must be re-printed in their entirety if the form is retyped. The font size must be a minimum of 12 points for all sections. Margins must be a minimum of one-half inch on all sides.
  • Application guidelines can be amended or added to by the Lexington County Farm Bureau Board of Directors. Once submitted, all applications become the property of the Lexington County Farm Bureau.
  • A copy of most recent high school transcript showing all grades, SAT scores, GPA and class rank.
  • A one-page essay answering the question, “Where do you want to be ten years from now and how do you plan to be able to impact agriculture?” (Limit to one page - typed and double spaced).
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation. (Family member recommendations will not be accepted.)
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