Scholarship Awards


2019 New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship Information

·         Applicant Guidelines

¨       2019 graduating high school seniors who will continue their education to prepare for a career in some way connected to the diverse agricultural industry.

¨       Live or work on a farm or be involved with agriculture via any avenue. 

¨       Family Farm Bureau membership or student Farm Bureau membership is required and may accompany application.

·         Process and Procedure 

¨       Applications and information available at  or by calling 1-800-342-4143.

¨       Students are required to complete an application which is a fillable pdf available on the NYFB website and submit a brief 300-500-word essay discussing an issue facing agriculture in their county, explaining how they think NYFB can support members who may deal with this issue.

¨       Completed application packets must be returned to New York Farm Bureau in AlbanyA March 1, 2019 postmark deadline or via email.

¨       A District level competition will be held.  Scoring will determine the county winners as well as the District winner.  The judging event may necessitate a personal interview and essay presentation or may be based solely upon the application and attachments.  The judging will take place prior to April 20, 2019.  Each District winner will receive $100 plus a memento of their selection.


State winner selection will be made from District winners, based solely on the submitted applications; there will be no personal interviews.


A $1500, $1200, and $1000 Scholarship will be awarded


For more information visit  or call 1-800-342-4143


2019 Scholarship Guidelines

2019 Scholarship Application