SCHOLARSHIPS

Supporting the next generation of agriculture through land grant university and community college scholarships.

Land Grant University Scholarships

Overview

Frontier Farm Credit offers eight annual $2,500 scholarships to qualified students studying agriculture at Kansas State University.

Scholarship Amount

$2,500

Scholarships Awarded

Eight

Selection Criteria

  • College junior or senior in good academic standing for the academic year scholarship is received.
  • Enrolled in the College of Agriculture with course work emphasis in agribusiness or economics. See university land grant online link or printed application for specific course work emphasis criteria.
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 preferred.
  • Preference is given to residents of Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wyoming.
  • One- to two-page essay on how the applicant plans to use his/her major in the chosen career (which must be in an agribusiness-related field).
  • Agricultural background or work-related experience in agriculture.
  • Previous Frontier Farm Credit scholarship winners are not eligible.

How To Apply

  • Confirm you are eligible based on the selection criteria.
  • Complete the scholarship application for your selected qualifying university either online or by contacting the school for a printed application.
  • Submit a one- to two-page essay explaining your career plans following graduation, which must be in an agribusiness-related field.
  • Applications and essays are screened by the university.
  • After the winners are determined, Frontier Farm Credit notifies the recipients by letter.

Scholarship Applications

Kansas State University

Deadline: February 1, 2020

Apply 

Office of Student Financial Assistance

104 Fairchild Hall
1601 Vattier Street
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506-1104
785-532-6420
877-817-2287 toll-free
finaid@k-state.edu
www.k-state.edu 


Community College Scholarships

OVERVIEW

Frontier Farm Credit offers scholarships to qualified students pursuing a degree in agriculture at participating community colleges and technical institutes in Kansas. Application deadlines and processes vary by college.

Scholarship Amount

$2,000

Scholarships Awarded

Two per college

Selection Criteria

  • Eligible candidates must be pursuing a degree in agriculture for the 2019–2020 academic year.
  • Eligible candidates must be a traditional (age 18–22) full-time sophomore student enrolled in agricultural coursework.
  • Candidates must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Applicants must have a permanent residence in Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wyoming.
  • Preference is given to those who intend to return to the farm/ranch or a farm-related job in a rural community.
  • Financial need will not be a consideration.

How to Apply

  • Confirm you are eligible based on the selection criteria.
  • Students apply directly through their selected participating college either online or on campus. Application deadlines and processes vary by college.
  • The top applications are selected and notified by the college and the Frontier Farm Credit scholarships are processed through the college.
  • The scholarship amount is paid out as follows: $1,000 paid in fall 2019 semester and $1,000 paid in spring 2020 semester to each recipient.

Scholarship Applications

The following colleges offer $2,000 scholarships from Frontier Farm Credit. To apply, follow the links for detailed application instructions and deadline information: