Arkansas Ag Scholarships
Because Farm Bureau cares about the future of our farming
communities and our youth of today, we sponsor or co-sponsor several
wonderful Arkansas college scholarships for college bound students. To
obtain additional information about these excellent ag scholarships, please
contact your county Farm Bureau office.
Arkansas Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation
The Arkansas Farm Bureau Foundation scholarship was established in
2002 to provide financial assistance to children or grandchildren of
Farm Bureau members who are pursuing studies in agriculture at an
accredited Arkansas university. The foundation provides twelve $3000
scholarships per year.
Farm Bureau Scholarship Application
- Open to college juniors and seniors who are currently enrolled in an Arkansas accredited college or university.
- Must be an Arkansas resident.
- Must be actively pursuing an ag-related degree
- Scholarship based upon academic achievement, character,
career plans, financial need and leadership potential. Must be
currently enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours per semester and maintain a
- Twelve scholarships are paid in installments of $1500 per
semester for fall and spring semesters. Checks will be issued directly
to the University.
- Documentation must be provided in order to receive the spring semester check.
Arkansas Farm Bureau - Romeo E. Short Foundation Scholarship
In 1955, the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation established the
Romeo E. Short Scholarship Foundation to fund ag scholarships within the
Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences. The
scholarship is awarded by the Bumpers College, according to the
guidelines provided by the Farm Bureau Romeo E. Short Memorial
Each year ten students receive Arkansas college scholarships in the amount of
$2,000. Since its inception in 1955, hundreds of students have
benefited from the foresight and generosity of this foundation.
- $2,000 scholarship awarded to University of
Arkansas students enrolled in the Dale Bumpers College of
Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences;
- Recipients must have a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average;
- Recipients must be enrolled in 15 or more hour hours per semester.
To be considered for this award, students must complete the
online Bumpers College Scholarship application by February 1 of each
academic year: http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/39.php. For more information contact Patti Sanders, Scholarship Management Coordinator, at 479-575-2596 or email@example.com.
Arkansas Farm Bureau Marvin Vines Scholarship
An annual award is given in honor of the late Arkansas farm
broadcaster Marvin Vines to a student majoring in Radio-TV at ASU.
Vines, farm broadcaster with radio station KAAY in Little Rock was well
known throughout the state and elsewhere because of the 50,000 watts of
power that enabled his farm reports to be heard in many areas outside
the state. Vines traveled extensively throughout Arkansas to report on
agriculture events and issues. He was always interested in and
supportive of the rural youth of the state especially FFA and 4-H
members and their activities. Endowed by the Arkansas Farm Bureau, the
award is given each spring to a Radio-TV major who will be a senior the
following fall semester.
For more information contact: Dr. Osabuohien Amienyi
American Farm Bureau/ Dodge Trucks Scholarship
Open to students pursuing a two or four-year degree in any major,
the AFBF/Dodge Trucks Scholarship awards 50 $1000 scholarships
nationwide. In order to qualify, you must be a current FFA member and
have an active Farm Bureau membership. Student must have documented a
strong supervised agricultural experience program (SAE). Application
will include a parent financial analysis section, as financial need will
be considered. To download a scholarship application, please visit www.ffa.org.
Scholarships Offered Exclusively by County Farm Bureaus
Many county Farm Bureaus offer Arkansas college scholarship opportunities within their own county. Please contact your local county Farm Bureau office for information on any local Scholarship programs that may be offered in your area.
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