Scholarships available

2021 Scholarship opportunities

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, county Farm Bureaus, commodity organizations and other agriculture groups offer scholarships for students in both undergraduate and graduate school. Certain eligibility requirements apply.

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation scholarship applications open Jan. 1, 2021.

Ohio students from rural, suburban and urban communities and pursuing degrees connected in some way to agriculture are invited to apply for a set of scholarships supported by the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation. Collectively, these programs will award at least $70,000 in 2020, each featuring awards potentially as high as $4,500. Most county Farm Bureaus have their own scholarship programs.

Ohio CattleWomen Scholarships – Applications due Dec. 15, 2020.

Up to five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to outstanding students entering their college junior or senior year. Priority will be given to applicants attending a school in Ohio. Applicants’ majors may vary, however, preference will be given to a major in agriculture, specifically relating to beef. Applicants must be maintaining a 2.75 GPA or higher

2021 Ohio Pork Council Scholarships – Applications due Jan. 1, 2021.

The Ohio Pork Council is pleased to offer three scholarship opportunities in 2021. Students entering their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year in college are encouraged to apply. Applicants, or their parents, must be Ohio Pork Council members. Children of pork industry employees, managers and contract growers are eligible.

2021 Ohio Soybean Council Scholarships – Applications due Jan. 16, 2021.

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation is pleased to offer $44,000 in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students for the 2021-2022 academic year. Scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies related to the soybean industry and the field of agriculture.

Ohio Sheep Improvement Association Scholarships – Applications open Jan. 1, 2021.

The Ohio Sheep Improvement Association in coordination with the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation sponsors the Dr. Jack Judy Memorial Scholarship and the High Family Memorial Scholarship. The Ralph Grimshaw Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association. The OSIA LEAD Council scholarships are sponsored by the OSIA LEAD Council.

Ohio Ag Council Scholarships – Applications due Feb. 15, 2021.

Ohio Ag Council annually offers scholarships to assist students in pursuing a career in an agricultural-related field. Scholarships are available to high school seniors preparing to enter college or any undergraduate student currently enrolled in college. Applicants or their parent or legal guardian must be a resident of Ohio.

USDA Scholarships and Internships — Application deadlines vary