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Educational Opportunities

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Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom
Connecting classrooms to Kansas agriculture. This Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom link is for teachers, students, and parents.

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Scholarships
Responsible Nutrient Management Foundation Scholarship – AgroLiquid
The Responsible Nutrient Management Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships in the amount of $2500; available to students attending an agriculture-related program at a post-secondary educational institution in the United States.

Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship - National Wheat Foundation
The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) has again partnered with BASF to award four students who have a personal connection to the wheat industry and a planned career path in agriculture the Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship.

Agricultural Aviation Scholarship 
Are you looking for scholarship money for your education and/or to get started on your journey to becoming an ag pilot? If so, you may be eligible to apply for the scholarships offered by NAAA.

Kansas Agricultural Aviation Association
KAAA is offering one $2,500 scholarship annually to a high school graduate with special emphasis to relatives of current KAAA members. This scholarship may be used for study at any university, junior college, vocational/trade school, or for pilot instruction and certification.

Henry C. Gardiner Scholarship – Gardiner Angus Ranch
The Henry C. Gardiner Scholarship Fund at Kansas State University will endow a scholarship(s) awarded annually to a student enrolled in Animal Sciences & Industry. The scholarship(s) will be a tribute to the disciplined use of proven genetics, artificial insemination, embryo transfer, data collection and research employed since 1953 by Henry Gardiner to enhance genetic progress in beef cattle breeding, 

Kansas Livestock Association 
A list of scholarships to be awarded and individual recipient requirements for each can be found by clicking on the KLA link above. The number of scholarships awarded in each category will be dependent upon the number of qualified applicants. 

Kansas Farm Bureau 
The Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture was formed in 1998 and since its inception, the foundation has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to provide 1) scholarships and 2) grants which fund programs and projects designed to help improve agriculture and the quality of life in rural Kansas. 

Agriculture Future of America
Agriculture Future of America and its partners award annual scholarships to graudating high school seniors and current undergraduate students enrolled in agriculture and food-related degree programs across the U.S. Awards vary in amounts, but are at least $1,600 and include sponsorship to AFA Leaders Conference (worth $1,250). The only cost to the student is the time spent filling out the application and travel expenses to AFA Leaders Coference in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Kansas State University College of Ag
The K-State College of Agriculture awards over $1 million in scholarships every year. For first year students, the college scholarship award includes the amount given by the departments. Students will receive the same amount of scholarships regardless of the major they choose. For current students, awards are given both at the college and department level. The College of Agriculture seeks to reward returning students for their academic efforts. Any student who maintains a 3.5 K-State GPA receives scholarships for the upcoming year.

Oklahoma State University Ag Scholarship
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and its academic departments award more than $1.4 million in scholarships to incoming freshmen, transfer students, and continuing students enrolled in the college. 

Kansas Fairs and Festivals Association Scholarships
KFFAS makes two annual awards to Agricultural Challenge of Champions winners and administraters a STAATS Company scholarship. The organization makes one annual award of $1,000.

Syngenta Agriculture Scholarships
To furthers its mission of cultivating tomorrow's leaders, Syngenta sponsors a scholarship and an annual essay contest and make generous awards to future agriculturalists. Syngenta Agriculture Scholarships are awarded in an aggregate annual amount of $20,000 and a Syngenta/FFA Student Essay finalist wins $5,000 every year. 

Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association
The Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association will scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year on the basis of merit to any high school or current undergraduate student.

Kansas FFA Association Scholarships
Each year the National FFA organization awards more than $2 million in scholarships to members. There are many types of scholarships to fit the many types of FFA members. Scholarships are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. Different awards may be used at colleges, universities and post secondary agricultural programs. Annually, the Kansas FFA Foundation awards more than $10,000 in scholarships to Kansas FFA members through state programs. The scholarships are sponsored by numerous agricultural businesses through the National FFA & Kansas FFA Foundations, and new scholarships are added every year.