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Scholarships for TFB members
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Texas Farm Bureau invests large amounts of money and time in developing youth leadership. Annually, scholarships totaling almost $80,000 are awarded to students who participate in our youth contests, various youth leadership organizations or apply for several other scholarships that are made available.

The applicant must be a Texas Farm Bureau member or a member of a Texas Farm Bureau family.

Many county Farm Bureaus also offer scholarships to youth within their county. Annually, more than $100,000 in scholarships is given through county Farm Bureaus.

TFB offers the following scholarships:

TFB District Scholarship Program- Each district may award one $1,200 and three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors. Recipients must have completed a community project to promote Farm bureau and/or agriculture.

TFB Young Farmer and Rancher Scholarship Program- Each district may award one $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior intending to pursue a career in agriculture.

TFB Young Farmer and Rancher Scholarship for Enrolled College Agriculture Students- Three Young Farmer and Rancher Scholarships for Enrolled College Agriculture Students of $2,000 each will be presented to college students pursuing degrees in agriculture.

Dick Mitchell Scholarship- The Dick Mitchell Scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to one high school junior or senior who has attended TFB’s Youth Leadership Conference.

Guidelines for each scholarship program vary. All recipients must come from a Farm Bureau member family.

For more information on each scholarship program and to download an application, please visit www.texasfarmbureau.org and click on “Youth Scholarships” under the “Youth and Education”tab on the homepage. All applications are due no later than March 18. recipients will be announced by May 1.

Applications must be mailed to :

Texas Farm Bureau Attn: Coleburn Davis, Youth Scholarship Coordinator

P.O. Box 2689

Waco, Tx 76702

For more info, contact Davis at (254)399-5037 or cdavis@txfb.org
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