Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture offers $58,000 in ag scholarships

by | December 6, 2018 11:30 am

Last Updated: December 5, 2018 at 4:07 pm

The Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Foundation for Agriculture is offering $58,000 in scholarships to Georgia students pursuing a degree in agriculture, veterinary medicine, family and consumer sciences, or a related field.

In 2019, the GFB Foundation for Agriculture will award scholarships in the following four categories:

Scholarship for Agriculture – This scholarship is for high school students who plan to enter a college that is part of the University System of Georgia, Berry College, Emmanuel College, or any accredited college/university in Georgia with an ag program during the 2019-2020 academic year to pursue an undergraduate degree in agricultural and environmental sciences, family and consumer sciences, or a related agricultural field. The GFB Foundation will award five scholarships of $3,000 each and seven scholarships of $1,500 each.

Technical College Scholarship for Agriculture – This scholarship is for high school students who plan to enroll in a Georgia accredited technical college who will be majoring in an area of agriculture or an ag-related field of study. The GFB Foundation will award five scholarships of $1,000 each.

Rising College Junior/Senior Scholarship for Agriculture – This scholarship is for college students who have at least two semesters of college work remaining to receive an undergraduate degree from a unit of The University System of Georgia, Berry College, Emmanuel College, or any accredited college/university in Georgia with an ag program. Applicants must be majoring in agriculture and environmental sciences, family and consumer sciences, or an ag-related field. The GFB Foundation will award 10 scholarships of $2,000 each. 

UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship – This scholarship is for students currently enrolled in the UGA Veterinary Medicine program specializing in large animal/food animal practice.  The GFB Foundation will award three scholarships of $2,500 each.   Any student who qualifies for one of these scholarships is urged to apply.  Agriculture offers many exciting career opportunities. Both farmers and consumers depend on the many jobs agriculture creates such as welders, ag teachers, weed scientists, and many more.

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