Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation offers scholarships

  • The Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation offers scholarships for students interested in higher education for agriculture-related careers.

    The Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation offers scholarships for students interested in higher education for agriculture-related careers. AP File Photo

 
Submitted by Kane County Farm Bureau
Updated 1/22/2018 12:00 PM

Applications for the Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation 2018 scholarships are now available for students studying for higher education for agriculture-related careers.

Several scholarships are available to bureau members or dependents of members who are pursuing higher education in an agricultural-related field. Visit www.kanecfb.com to download an application. You'll also find scholarship requirements and a brochure to help in identifying careers and areas of study. Last year, the foundation awarded more than $15,000 in scholarships and internships to area students. The application deadline is Thursday, Feb. 15. Recipients will be named in April. Call (630) 584-8660 with questions. Below is a list of all scholarships offered by the Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation.

 

• President's Scholarship ($1,500 minimum): The most outstanding application for a foundation scholarship from a high school senior will receive this award.

• Foundation Agriculture Scholarship ($1,000 minimum): For students pursuing degrees in agriculture-related career fields whose parents are, and have been for the past two years, members of the Kane County Farm Bureau.

• Foundation General Scholarship ($1,000 minimum): For high school seniors only whose parents are, and have been for the past two years, members of the Kane County Farm Bureau.

• John Buck Memorial Scholarship ($1,000): For college education are available to students from Kane, DeKalb, McHenry, Boone, DuPage, Lake, or Will counties pursuing higher education in agriculture-related fields.

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• Blickle Memorial Scholarship ($1,000 minimum): A family memorial to support young people's agriculture aspirations, this scholarship provides one award for a student residing in Kane or Macon County, Illinoiss pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related career field.

• AGCO Parts Platinum Scholarship ($2,500): One award for the most outstanding applicant currently enrolled and who has completed at least one full year of college education, pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field of study, residing in the state of Illinois.

• AGCO Parts: Two Scholarships each ($1,000 minimum).

• AGCO Global Women's Network Scholarship: For the college education of a woman pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related career field, who resides in the state of Illinois.

• AGCO Parts Division Scholarship: For the college education of a student pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related career field, who resides in the state of Illinois.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Agriculture students and Illinois Farm Bureau members and their children also are encouraged to apply for 76 college scholarships offered by the IAA Foundation, Illinois Farm Bureau's charitable arm.

The scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 per year will be awarded in total of $144,800 for the 2018-2019 school years.

A full listing of available scholarships, eligibility guidelines, and application documents are available at the respective foundation websites, www.kanecfb.com/scholarships.html or www.iaafoundation.org.

Application deadlines are Thursday, Feb. 15, for Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation scholarships and Thursday, Feb. 1, for IAA Foundation scholarships.

For more information, call the Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation at (630) 584-8660, or email Steve Arnold, executive director, at steve@kanecfb.com.

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