Scholarship and Grant Applications
The Frontier FFA Ag Boosters Club awards numerous scholarships each year to seniors at the annual FFA awards banquet. Applicants must be majoring in an ag related field. Please download the application for more information.
The Kern Agricultural Foundation fosters agricultural education in Kern County high schools and provides agricultural scholarships for Kern County students who are majoring in ag education.
The Calcot-Seitz Scholarship has been established for promising young students from Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas who plan to attend college or are attending a college offering at least a FOUR-YEAR DEGREE in Agriculture.
The two scholarships have been established to assist students in designated communities, who plan to continue education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time undergraduate study at an accredited institution of the student's choice.
The Michael R. Mettler Memorial Scholarship is offered to local graduating high school seniors and current college students who are majoring in an ag-related field of study at a college or university.
The California Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation was organized to give aid to students with a desire to pursue a career in the agricultural industry. The scholarships are awarded annually based upon academic achievement, career goals, extracurricular activities, determination, leadership skills, and a commitment to study agriculture.
The California Association of Future Farmers of America Scholarship program is designed to recognize outstanding California FFA members and award students who plan to major in agriculture in the state of California. The California FFA Association with the help of generous sponsors will award over $26,000 in scholarships this year.
In 2015, the National FFA Organization awarded $2.7 million in scholarships designed to fit the diversity of our applicants. Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. The selection process takes into account the whole student - FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. More than 1,800 scholarships are available.
The California Association of Future Farmers of America Conference Scholarship program is designed to provide outstanding California FFA members financial assistance for FFA Conferences. The California FFA Association with the help of the Betty Bushong scholarship fund will award conference scholarships each year for the California State FFA Leadership Conference, National FFA's Washington Leadership Academy, and the National FFA Convention.
The National FFA Organization provides grants for a variety of areas. Chapters interested in addressing local hunger needs (Food For All Grant), developing the youth within their community (Rural Youth Development Grant), or addressing environmental needs within their community (Environmental Grants) may apply.
The National FFA SAE Grant Program annually awards nearly 150 $1,000 grants to members who wish to initiate or improve their Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAEs) in entrepreneurship, finance, research, and/or career exploration. Grants are awarded based primarily on financial need.
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