Sedgwick County Farm Bureau Agriculture Association will award six scholarships this year. Four scholarships will have an annual value of $1,000, renewable for three years, for a potential value of $4,000 each. These will be for students attending a four-year college or university with priority to those enrolled at Kansas institutions. Two scholarships will have an annual value of $500 for a potential value of $1,000 each. These scholarships will be for students attending a two-year college or vocational school. In the event there are not enough qualified applications for each monetary amount of scholarship the SCFBAA scholarship committee may re-allocate the dollars as it deems appropriate.
- Applicant must be a high school senior.
- Applicant or their parent(s) must e a member in good standing of the Sedgwick County Farm Bureau Agriculture Association. The membership must have been in effect on January 1 of the year in which the scholarship is applied for.
- Should the Sedgwick County Farm Bureau Agriculture Association membership lapse during the term of the scholarship, the scholarship will terminate.
- Applicants must have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or better.
- Applications must be received in the Farm Bureau office by March 1 of the ward year, unless otherwise indicated.
- Applications, along with the scholarship guidelines, will be mailed to all Sedgwick County high schools, FFA chapters, and 4-H clubs. It will also be available at SedgwickCountyFarmBureau.org and in hard copy at the Farm Bureau office. When using the electronic application, please maintain the same format and length of the application.
In the awarding of the scholarships, preference will be give in order:
- Applicants who will enroll in agriculture, home economics, or related fields deemed appropriate by scholarship committee.
- Applicants who will attend a four-year Kansas college or university.
- Applicants who will attend a two-year Kansas college or vocational school.
- Students majoring in agriculture or home economics who will attend an out-of-state four-year college or university.
- Candidates who have a good working knowledge of the Sedgwick County Farm Bureau Agriculture Association.
The scholarship committee will review all applications, keeping in mind the above priorities, and select finalists to be interviewed.