Below is a listing of Farm Bureau and other Agriculturally Related Scholarships available for New Hampshire students. This list is continually growing as we are made aware of more and more Scholarships. Please contact Josh Marshall at editor@nhfarmbureau.org if you know of a scholarship that should be on this page!

County Farm Bureau Scholarships:

2020 County Farm Bureau Scholarships will be updated as information is provided!

Cheshire County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Cheshire County Farm Bureau is offering scholarship money to a Cheshire County resident who is pursuing a post high school education. The applicant or his/her family must be a member of Cheshire County Farm Bureau.  This scholarship is available to all students, youth or adult, attending post-secondary school.  Anyone can apply even if he/she has been the recipient of the scholarship award in the past. For full details and application, click here .

DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

Coos County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Award(s) will be presented to residents of Coos County graduating from any of the county’s high schools who are furthering their education in agriculture at a two-year college, four-year college, or technical school. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and interest in agriculture. Eligible applicant must have a declared agricultural major (such as agriculture, forestry, veterinary medicine, horticulture, diesel mechanics). Submissions are due no later than April 24, 2020. For complete Scholarship guide and application please follow the links.

DEADLINE: APRIL 24, 2020

Grafton County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Scholarship(s) are awarded annually to a Grafton County resident(s). Students must have an agricultural background, be pursuing a career in an agricultural related industry, and establish a financial need. For application information, click here. For more information contact Grafton County Farm Bureau Secretary, Denis Ward.

DEADLINE: APRIL 3, 2020

Merrimack County Farm Bureau Scholarships

The Trudy Gay Memorial Scholarship and the “Chip” McNamara Memorial Scholarship are awarded annually. For full eligibility details and application, download the application here. For more information contact the Merrimack County Farm Bureau Secretary, Todd Larcoque at 491-6687.

DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2020

Rockingham County Farm Bureau Scholarship

This scholarship is available to members/residents of Rockingham County with preference given to members of Rockingham County Farm Bureau families. A selection committee will evaluate applications and select the student receiving the award. The winner will be contacted by RCFB Secretary Heather Fernald. Application must be submitted to RCFB by April 17, 2020. For more information or to obtain a hard copy of this application, contact the secretary of RCFB, Heather Fernald, 603.679.1066 or RCFB.NH@gmail.com, or pick one up from the high school guidance office. Applications will be made available to all high schools in Rockingham County.

DEADLINE: APRIL 17, 2020

Strafford County Farm Bureau Scholarship

A scholarship/grant award program offers funding for small to medium sized projects designed to promote agricultural education, programs, and opportunities for youth. Awarded annually. For application information, click here or contact Strafford County Farm Bureau President Matt Scruton.

Additional Ag Related Scholarship Resources:

2020 Abbie  Sargent Memorial Scholarship Application
Applicants must be a resident of New Hampshire, a graduate of an approved public/private high school with average or better grades. Additionally, they must demonstrate acceptance of responsibility and financial need. Applicants must be a full or part-time student at an institute of higher learning. Preference will be given to those enrolled in an agriculture related study. Application must be submitted by April 15 – Deadline Extended to April 30. Contact Diane Clary at 224-1934 for more information.

DEADLINE: EXTENDED TO APRIL 30, 2020

Farm Credit East – Scholarship Program
Each year, Farm Credit East awards scholarships to qualified students who are committed to a career in agriculture and have demonstrated exceptional achievement. They make their decisions based on your essay, experience, course of study and extracurricular activities. Candidates for the scholarship must have a permanent home address within the area served by Farm Credit East and plan to attend post high school education in the upcoming fall semester. Applicants are eligible to win this scholarship only once.  Follow the link to learn more and apply. This year’s deadline is Thursday, April 2, 2020.

DEADLINE: APRIL 2, 2020

Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship
Does your child have interest in farms or gardening? Would he or she like to explore these interests this summer? The Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship endeavors to connect young people with agriculture and the natural world around them. Through this scholarship, the Monadnock Localvores hope to inspire the next generation of local farmers and local food supporters, by giving regional children an opportunity, through summer camp, after school programs, or membership to NOFA NH, to experience sustainable farming practices first-hand and watch their efforts bear fruit. For more information please click here or email amanda@cheshireconservation.org

DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2020

Skrungloo Farm,Inc.-Student Scholarship
Skrungloo Farm, Inc. is a private foundation established in 1986, in order to provide direct aid, assistance, and/or services, to the residents of, in order of priority, Sandwich, Center Harbor, Moultonboro, Carroll County, Belknap County, and then the entire state of New Hampshire. This includes providing scholarships for individual residents to educate and better themselves in order to build a stronger community.  Applicants must be a legal resident of the US and reside in the state of New Hampshire. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic merit and other nonacademic factors such as community service, school activities and work experience.  For more information or to request an application, contact SKRUNGLOO FARM, INC. Student Aid Program – Bianco Professional Association at 225-7170 or email skrungloofarm@biancopa.com

DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2020

Stanley Grimes Conservation Scholarship
The Merrimack County Conservation District is taking applications for its Stanley Grimes Conservation Scholarship to be awarded June 2020. This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a resident in Merrimack County who has been accepted to a two or four year college/university (full time status) with the intent to pursue studies in the field of agriculture, forestry, environmental science, soil science, or a related natural resources program. Applicant must be attending the accepted college/univeristy in the fall of 2020. Applications must be submitted by May 1, 2020. For a full description of the scholarship and the application, please visit the district website at http://www.merrimackccd.org.