The California Cotton Alliance is a non-profit foundation with a primary mission to provide funding for cotton research. Additionally, however, the Alliance wishes to support academic and scholarship initiatives throughout the state of California. The Alliance is providing five scholarships to students currently attending California institutions and pursuing an agriculture or related major. Preference will be giving to students originally from the state of California, but scholarships are not limited to that criteria.
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: 5
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: Varies
Agriculture Future of America
P.O. Box 414838
Kansas City, MO 64141
Phone: 888-472-4232 / 816-472-4232