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Scholarships

 

Al Christopherson Scholarship

2015 Al Christopherson Scholarship Recipients: Megan Williams, Lyon County; Erin Larson, Waseca County; Becky Church, Washington-Ramsey County; and Katie Schmitt, Benton County.

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation annually awards four $500 scholarships at the Annual Meeting in November.

 

Who is eligible?

  • Any person who is a Farm Bureau member or qualifies under their family's membership.
  • Those enrolled in an accredited school and is going into their junior or senior year of college, last year of area vocational technical institute or graduate work.
  • Those enrolled in agriculture, conservation or forestry.

 

How they are awarded?

  • Based on scholarship, leadership and agricultural interest.
  • Creative essay, limited to no more than 500 words, describing the applicant’s interest in agriculture, conservation or forestry related field.

 

Applications are due September 30.

 

Paul Stark Memorial Scholarship

2015 Paul Stark Memorial Scholarship Recipients: Rebekah Aanerud, Stevens County and Abbey Weninger, Wright County.

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation will award two $500 scholarships at the Annual Meeting in November in memory of Paul Stark.

Who is eligible?

  • Any person who is a Farm Bureau member or qualifies as a member under their family's membership.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited school and is going into their freshman or sophomore year of college or vocational technical institute.
  • Major must be in agriculture, conservation or forestry related field.

How are they awarded?
  • Based on scholarship, leadership and agricultural interest.
  • Creative essay, limited to no more than 500 words, describing the applicant's interest in agriculture, conservation or forestry related field.
  • Scholarships will be awarded following receipt of their school year end transcripts. (Freshman or sophomore year in which they received the award. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater. Once transcript is received, funds will be sent to the recipient.)

Applications are due September 30.