Georgia: 5 Ag Scholarships Offered by Georgia Farm Bureau

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The Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is committed to investing in students pursuing careers in agriculture or a related field.  For 2019, the foundation is offering scholarships for graduating high school seniors, rising college juniors and seniors, technical college students and UGA College of Veterinary Medicine students specializing in large/food animals.

The four scholarship categories the GFB Foundation is offering are:

Scholarship for Agriculture: Five scholarships of $3,000 & seven scholarships of $1,500 are available.

Applicants must: Be a Georgia resident; be a graduating high school senior; during the 2019-2020 academic year, enroll in a unit of The University System of Georgia, Berry College, Emmanuel College or any accredited college/university in Georgia with an ag program; pursue an undergraduate degree in agricultural & environmental sciences, family & consumer sciences or a related ag field; have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be engaged in high school leadership activities.

Technical College Scholarship for Agriculture: Five $1,000 scholarships are available.

Applicants must: Be a Georgia resident; be enrolled in a Georgia accredited technical college during the 2019-2020 academic year; major in an area of study related to agriculture and have a minimum 2.8 GPA.

Rising College Jr./Sr. Scholarship for Agriculture: 10 scholarships of $2,000 are available.

Applicants must: be a Georgia resident majoring in agricultural & environmental sciences, family & consumer sciences or a related ag field; be a sophomore or junior with at least two semesters remaining to receive undergraduate degree at a unit of The University System of Georgia, Berry College, Emmanuel College or any accredited college/university in Georgia with an ag program; be engaged in leadership activities in college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship: Three $2,500 scholarships are available.

Applicants must: Be a Georgia resident; be a current University of Georgia veterinary medicine student specializing in large animal/food animal practice and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Questions about the scholarships should be directed to Clay Talton at cstalton@gfb.org or 478-474-0679, ext. 5128.

Visit http://gfb.ag/19scholarships for a list of eligible majors/schools, application instructions and to apply. Applications must be submitted online only by March 1. Transcripts and letters of recommendation must be uploaded into the application.


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