GFB FOUNDATION FOR AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIPS

The GFB Foundation for Agriculture strives to provide students with an opportunity to succeed as they study agriculture-related courses of study. There are several scholarship opportunities available to students, each with varying criteria and eligibility requirements.

2017 GFB FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP FOR AGRICULTURE

The purpose of the GFB Foundation for Agriculture Scholarship for Agriculture is to assist outstanding students who plan to pursue a career focusing on agriculture and who exhibit leadership skills for active involvement in the agriculture sector. The Foundation will award five scholarships of $3,000 each and seven scholarships of $1,500 each.

To be eligible, applicant must: be a Georgia resident; be majoring in agriculture and environmental sciences, family and consumer sciences or a related agriculture field; finish high school within the year student is applying for the scholarship; be engaged in leadership activities in high school; must be planning to enroll in a unit of The University System of Georgia, Berry College or Emmanuel College, OR any accredited college/university in Georgia with an agriculture program during the 2017-2018 academic year; and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

A listing of schools within the University System of Georgia, and a sampling of eligible academic areas of study, can be found here.

More information about the GFB Scholarship for Agriculture scholarship and an official application are available here in a PDF document, and here in a Microsoft Word document.

Application deadline is February 3, 2017. Please send completed applications to the address at the bottom of this page.

 

2017 RISING COLLEGE JUNIOR / SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP FOR AGRICULTURE

The purpose of the GFB Foundation for Agriculture Rising College Junior/Senior Scholarship for Agriculture is to assist outstanding students who have been pursuing an academic career focusing on agriculture and who have exhibited leadership skills for active involvement in the agriculture sector while in college. The Foundation will award ten scholarships of $2,000 each.

Students submitting an application must be a Georgia resident majoring in agriculture and environmental sciences, family and consumer sciences or a related agriculture field. They must be a sophomore or junior with at least two semesters of college work remaining to receive their undergraduate degree from a unit of The University System of Georgia, Berry College or Emmanuel College, OR any accredited college/university in Georgia with an agriculture program. Applicants must be engaged in leadership activities in college, and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

More information about the Rising College Junior / Senior Scholarship and an official application are available here in a PDF document, and here in a Microsoft Word document.

Application deadline is February 3, 2017. Please send completed applications to the address at the bottom of this page.

 

2017 UGA COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE SCHOLARSHIP

The purpose of the GFB Foundation for Agriculture UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship is to assist outstanding students who have elected to focus on the area of large animal / food animal practice. The Foundation will award two scholarships of $2,500 each.

Students submitting an application must be a Georgia resident, and a current Veterinary Medicine student specializing in large animal / food animal practice, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

More information about the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship and an official application are available here in a PDF document, and here in a Microsoft Word document.

Application deadline is February 3, 2017. Please send completed applications to the address at the bottom of this page.

 

2017 TECHNICAL COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP FOR AGRICULTURE

The purpose of the GFB Foundation for Agriculture Technical College Scholarship for Agriculture is to assist outstanding students who plan to pursue a career focusing on agriculture from a technical school or program. The Foundation will award ten scholarships of $1,000 each.

To be eligible, applicant must: be a Georgia resident; be majoring in an area of agriculture or agriculturally related field of study; must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a Georgia accredited technical college during the 2017-2018 academic year; and have a minimum 2.8 GPA.

More information about the Technical College Scholarship and an official application are available here in a PDF document, and here in a Microsoft Word document.

A listing of schools within the Technical College System of Georgia, and a sampling of eligible academic areas of study, can be found here.

Application deadline is February 3, 2017. Please send completed applications to the address at the bottom of this page.

 

Please send completed application to:

GFB Foundation For Agriculture
Attn: Katie Gazda
P.O. Box 7068
Macon, GA 31209