AG Scholarships available

Scholarships through Oregon Agricultural Education Foundation

The Oregon Agricultural Education Foundation (OAEF) is pleased to announce that applications are available for two scholarship programs for the upcoming 2013-2014 academic year.

Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarships (OFBMS) with 10-12 awards annually are open to any Oregon high school graduate preparing for an agriculture or forestry-related career. Students attending institutions outside of Oregon are also eligible. The goal of the OFB Memorial Scholarship program is to “Support students that will have a positive impact on production agriculture and other agriculture-related fields.”

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2013.

The Oregon Farm Bureau, COUNTRY Insured, Associate Member Scholarship, funded by COUNTRY Financial, 1 Award @ $1000 is open to any Oregon High School graduate/resident with an *associate membership (non-farming/non-voting), (or a dependent child of an associate member), in Oregon Farm Bureau preparing to continue his/her education through a junior college, or a four year college or university with intent to seek a bachelor’s degree. Students attending institutions outside of Oregon are also eligible. Employees of Oregon Farm Bureau and COUNTRY Financial and their immediate families are not eligible for this scholarship.

The goal of the Oregon Farm Bureau Associate member Scholarship, funded by COUNTRY Financial is to “Help future community and business leaders obtain a baccalaureate education with the aim of strengthening understanding, cooperation, and mutual respect among rural, urban, and suburban Oregonians.”

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2013.

*Associate membership must be current and at least 6 months old to be eligible to apply, & student or students’ parents must be insured by COUNTRY Financial.

Scholarship procedures & applications and additional information are available on the Oregon Farm Bureau website.

Contact Andréa Kuenzi, OAEF Scholarship Coordinator, at


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