Agriculture Future of America provides support to future leaders in agriculture from across the country through the AFA Leader and Academic Scholarship program. Scholarships seek to identify young leaders in the agriculture and food industry to enter AFA’s leader development program and receive an academic scholarship to support their academic education. AFA awards 40-50 National Leader and Academic Scholarships annually.
AFA provides 30-35 AFA Leader and Academic Scholarships annually to graduating high school seniors or current college students , enrolling/enrolled in a agriculture-related, four-year degree program in the United States. These scholarships are supported by AFA Organizational Partners.
All scholarships include leader development award to attend the AFA Leaders Conference (November of scholarship year in Kansas City, Mo.), of which full attendance is required to receive the full academic scholarship. (Dates of AFA Leaders Conference - see website)
Academic scholarship may be used for tuition and fees only. This may include books if paid for through a university charge account.
Students must be enrolled in, or enrolling in, an agriculture-related, four-year degree program.
Students must be a citizen of the United States of America to be eligible for AFA scholarship awards. International students studying in the United States are not eligible
Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of career vision and goal, leader and community involvement, and financial need.
Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,
Type: Needs Based
Num Awards: Multiple
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: Varies
Agriculture Future of America
P.O. Box 414838
Kansas City, MO 64141
Phone: 888-472-4232 / 888-472-4232