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Kansas State University

KFB Foundation Scholarships at KSU - Four (4) scholarships - $1,000 each

  • Eligibility
    • Student or parents must be a Farm Bureau member in Kansas
    • Student must be enrolled in Agriculture or closely related area of study
    • Student must be classified as a junior or senior at the university in the fall
  • Deadline: March 1

Lester Crandall Memorial Scholarships - Two (2) scholarships available at Kansas State University - $500 each

  • Eligibility
    • Student or parents must be a Farm Bureau member in Kansas
    • Student must be classified as a senior at Ellsworth High School
    • Student must be planning to enroll in the College of Agriculture at Kansas State University and to major in an agriculture-related field of study
  • Deadline : May 6

Funding

A gift has been made by the friends and family of Lester Crandall to the Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture to establish these scholarships at Kansas State University. Its purpose is to honor the late Lester Crandall by providing financial assistance to students graduating from Ellsworth High School in Ellsworth, Kansas and enrolling in the College of Agriculture with a major in an agriculture-related field of study.


DeWitt Ahlerich Memorial Scholarship - One (1) scholarship at Kansas State University – $500

  • Eligibility
    • Student or parents must be a Farm Bureau member in Kansas 
    • Student must be enrolled in the College of Agriculture at Kansas State University
    • Student must be majoring in agricultural economics
    • Student must be classified as a junior or senior at the university in the fall semester
  • Deadline: March 1

Funding

A gift was made by the Ahlerich family to the Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture to establish this scholarship at Kansas State University. Its purpose is to honor the late Dewitt Ahlerich and provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the College of Agriculture and majoring in agricultural economics.


Godfrey & Emma Bahr-Miller Scholarship - One (1) scholarship - $500

  • Eligibility
    • Student or parents must be a Farm Bureau member in Kansas 
    • Student must be enrolled in an accredited university or college in Kansas
    • Student must be majoring in a field of study contributing to the development of environmentally friendly farming processes
    • Student must be classified as a junior or senior at the university in the fall
  • Deadline: March 1

Funding

The Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture received a gift from Emma Bahr-Miller to honor her husband the late Godfrey Miller by establishing this scholarship. As a farmer he understood the role of farmers and ranchers in caring for the land they work and manage.


Frank & Helen Bernasek Memorial Scholarship Fund - One (1) scholarship at Kansas State University – $1,000

  • Eligibility
    • Student or parents must be a Farm Bureau member in Kansas
    • Student must be enrolled in the College of Agriculture at Kansas State University
    • Student must be classified as a junior or senior at the university in the fall semester
  • Deadline: March 1

Funding

A gift was made by the Bernasek family to the Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture to establish this scholarship at Kansas State University. Its purpose is to honor the late Frank and Helen Bernasek and provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the College of Agriculture.


Agricultural Communications and Journalism (ACJ) Scholarship – One $1,000 Scholarship

The Agricultural Communications and Journalism (ACJ) Degree program at KSU allows students to combine their passion for agriculture issues with enhanced communications and journalism skills. The Agricultural Communications and Journalism Scholarship will help create professionals who tell the story of agriculture and the environment to consumers, legislators and other key stakeholders.

  • Eligibility
    • Student or parents must be a Farm Bureau member in Kansas
    • Student must be enrolled in the Agriculture Communications and Journalism program
    • Student must be classified as a junior or senior at the university in the fall
  • Deadline: March 1

Fort Hays State University

Fort Hays State University Scholarships - Two (2) scholarships - $1,000 each

  • Eligibility
    • Student or parents must be a Farm Bureau member in Kansas
    • Student must be enrolled in Agriculture or closely related area of study
    • Student must be classified as a junior or senior at the university in the fall
  • Deadline: March 1

Godfrey & Emma Bahr-Miller Scholarship - One (1) scholarship - $500

  • Eligibility
    • Student or parents must be a Farm Bureau member in Kansas 
    • Student must be enrolled in an accredited university or college in Kansas
    • Student must be majoring in a field of study contributing to the development of environmentally friendly farming processes
    • Student must be classified as a junior or senior at the university in the fall
  • Deadline: March 1

Funding

The Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture received a gift from Emma Bahr-Miller to honor her husband the late Godfrey Miller by establishing this scholarship. As a farmer he understood the role of farmers and ranchers in caring for the land they work and manage.


Technical School Scholarships

Technical School Scholarships - Eight (8) scholarships - $500 each

  • Eligibility
    • Student or parents must be Farm Bureau member in Kansas
    • Student must be enrolled in Agriculture or closely related area of study
    • Must be enrolled full-time in an accredited technical school in Kansas
  • Deadline:  March 1

Collegiate Farm Bureau Scholarships

Collegiate Farm Bureau Scholarships - Twenty-four (24) scholarships - $500 each

  • Eligibility
    • Student must have a current Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter membership* (Due to this requirement, this scholarship is not open to high school seniors)
      • * Selection preference given to students whose parent(s) are Farm Bureau members
    • Students must plan to enroll in the 2017 fall semester at a Kansas college that has a chartered Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter
    • Student must be majoring in an agricultural or related field of study to be used in agricultural career
  • Deadline: March 1