One application. More than 100 scholarship opportunities.
Who can apply?
Graduating high school seniors and current undergrads enrolled in an agriculture or food-related degree program in the U.S. See the full eligibility requirements.
How much money is granted?
Awards vary between $1,600 and $3,250. All scholarships include admission to the AFA Leaders Conference (excluding travel).
How are applications evaluated?
Recipients will be selected based on their career goals, leadership and community involvement and financial need. Some scholarships will be awarded based on specific criteria, for example, living in a particular community area.
When do I hear back?
Scholarships will be announced in early June.
Current high school senior or undergraduate student
Age 17-25 during the AFA Leaders Conference*
Attending a four-year institution in the US or plans to obtain a four-year degree
3.0 GPA or higher (recommended)
Passion for food, agriculture and/or natural resources
Intention to pursue a career in the food, agriculture and/or natural resources industries
*AFA programming is designed for students ages 17-25. Based on previous participant feedback, our programming does not meet the developmental needs and expectations of students outside this age range.