Ashtabula County Scholarships

Ashtabula County Farm Bureau is again offering scholarship opportunities to Ashtabula County Farm Bureau member youths.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A resident of Ashtabula County.
  • Applicants or applicants’ parents/guardians must be paid Ashtabula County Farm Bureau members both at the time of application and at the time of payout.
  • The student must be a full-time enrollee in a two or four-year college, university, or technical school, working toward an undergraduate degree.
  • Applicant must show a 3.0 grade point average.
  • A major in agriculture or a support field is preferred but not required.
  • The applicant can only receive an Ashtabula County Farm Bureau scholarship two times.

The recipients will be announced in the spring and acknowledged at the county Farm Bureau annual meeting in September.  Recipients and/or a representative MUST attend the county Annual Meeting in order to receive their award.

The award will be given following the completion of one quarter/semester of school and grades have been submitted to the Farm Bureau office.  

Any scholarship money that is not claimed after one (1) year will be forfeited.  

The membership of the applicant/applicant’s parents/guardians MUST be in good standing at the time of application and payout of scholarship monies.

The amount is determined by the number of acceptable qualifying applications. No handwritten forms will be accepted. All applications must be submitted online. All details are available here.

Apply by 11:59 PM on March 10, 2023.

OFBF Mission:  Working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities.

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