The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee has extended the deadline for applications for its annual $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors who will pursue a higher degree in agriculture after graduation. Applications now must be postmarked by no later than March 20, 2018.
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.
The deadline for applications has been extended to March 20, 2018. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 20, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.