The agriculture industry is essential for the growth and prosperity of not just the economy, but also for human beings worldwide. Because of this, there are many college scholarships available for those with agriculture backgrounds, those who are pursuing degrees in agriculture and those who wish to work in the agriculture or agribusiness industry after graduation.
Oxbow Animal Health Academic Scholarships
Oxbow Animal Health is a Nebraska company that seeks to improve the lives of companion animals and their caregivers with their hays, foods and other products. Oxbow Animal Health offers scholarships for students who aspire to become veterinarians, vet techs or to work in other animal health professions.
Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships
Annie’s Homegrown organic foods wants to make a positive impact on the food system by offering scholarships to students who want to make the world a better place through regenerative agriculture or sustainable farming.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
The USDA offers several agriculture scholarship and internship opportunities in food safety, animal care and plant protection, awarding those who are seeking careers in food, agriculture, natural resources and other related disciplines.
National FFA Scholarships
The National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization provides a variety of scholarships for members and non-members in partnership with companies such as Monsanto, Chevrolet, Ford and John Deere, to name a few. The scholarships are aimed at creating future agriculture leaders in a number of different career fields.
American Soybean Association Soy Scholarship
The American Soybean Association offers a scholarship based on students’ ability to write an essay answering the question “What role will I play in the future of agriculture?” The scholarship is for students who plan to pursue a degree in agriculture and is made possible through a grant by BASF Corporation.
Feed Energy Company Excellence in Ag Scholarship
Feed Energy is a company that works to create livestock feed ingredients that improve livestock production though natural, safe innovations. The scholarship helps equip the next generation of agricultural science leaders.