The Stanley H. Durwood Foundation, named after the late Founder of AMC Theaters and active philanthropist, provides five AFA Leader and Academic Scholarships to students identified and selected by AFA. The Trustees of the Foundation believe in continuing to provide access to education and are assisting in this effort by providing these five scholarships to deserving AFA delegates. These scholarships are only available for graduating high school seniors.
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 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,
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