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Getting Your Scholarship Money

Congrats on being selected for an AFA Leader and Academic Scholarship! Here’s what you need to know about receiving your money:

  • On the request form, you must provide a copy of a billing statement from your university for tuition, fees or books that show your outstanding balance or payment by you (or your loans)

    • Be sure to include your name, student ID number and school’s name or insignia

  • The deadlines for requesting funds are:

    • Fall Semester Deadline: September 1

    • Spring Semester Deadline: February 1

  • All scholars must attend the AFA Leaders Conference in the year your scholarship was awarded

Other policies:

  • The AFA scholarship is a one-time scholarship

  • The AFA scholarship will not cover room and board expenses.

  • Scholars must request funds while enrolled as a full time student.

  • Funds are dissolved after completion of a bachelor’s degree; if not requested before graduation, or if proof of balance owed is insufficient.

  • Student must continue to meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Pursue a bachelor’s degree

  • Study agriculture or related field

  • Scholars must request funds while enrolled as a full-time student

  • Remain in good academic standing with the university

  • Maintain full-time class status

Additional questions?

Contact AFA at or directly at (816) 472-4232.