News Release

OKFB YF&R to award $1,000 scholarships

January 25, 2018  • YF&R

The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee is now accepting applications for its annual $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors who will pursue a higher degree in agriculture after graduation.

Nine $1,000 scholarships, one from each OKFB state board district, will be awarded to high school seniors pursuing a career in agriculture at an Oklahoma institution of high learning as a full-time student. 

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 13, 2018. Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior. 
  • Must enroll full time in an agriculture program at an accredited Oklahoma university, college or technical school.
  • Must be a member of a Farm Bureau family (father, mother or legal guardian memberships qualify; grandparents', siblings' or other relatives' memberships may not be used). Membership must remain in good standing for the duration of the scholarship.
  • Children of paid employees of Oklahoma Farm Bureau and Affiliated Companies are not eligible

Along with the application, applicants must also provide a official high school transcript, a resume with activities and honors listed, three short essays and two character reference letters. 

The application can be found on the OKFB website here. For more information, contact OKFB YF&R Coordinator Zac Swartz at 405-523-2406 or zac.swartz@okfb.org.