Iowa Farm Bureau Federation scholarship application open

   The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) is accepting applications for 27 graduating Iowa high school students to receive a $2,500 scholarship, renewable for four years (up to $10,000).  

   Eligibility is reserved for current Iowa Farm Bureau members or their children in good standing with the organization. To be considered, the graduating high school student must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average, be involved in extra-curricular activities, and accepted into an accredited higher education institution, including community colleges and technical schools.  

   To apply, students must demonstrate their leadership and community involvement and submit an essay detailing how they would use a scholarship award to support Iowa Farm Bureau’s mission of creating a vibrant future for agriculture, farm families and their communities.  

   Each of IFBF’s 100 county Farm Bureaus will send one application from their county to be considered for the state award of which 27 students (three from each of Farm Bureau’s nine districts) will be selected. To qualify for scholarship renewal, the recipient must continue to meet the scholarship requirements.

   The application deadline is Wednesday, January 31, 2024. Applications will only be accepted online through the Iowa Farm Bureau portal at To learn more about county scholarship programs, call your local Farm Bureau office.


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