Scholarships

County Farm Bureau Scholarships

Statewide Scholarships

graduation piggy bankMany of Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s county Farm Bureaus offer their own scholarships. They vary in qualifications and amounts as set forth by individual county criteria. Please check details below and contact them for additional information.

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Cambria County Farm Bureau

Details: College (Post High School), number and amount of scholarships vary per year, $300 or $500
Deadline: December 1

Eligibility/Guidelines Information: Application & Guidelines

Contact:
Mary Smithmyer
814-674-3715

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Centre County Farm Bureau

Details: Agricultural Education Scholarship, two (2) scholarships, $500 each

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:

Contact:
centrecountyfb@gmail.com

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Chester-Delaware County Farm Bureau

Details: Two (2) scholarships
Deadline March 15th

  • High School Scholarship
    up to $1,000
  • College Scholarship
    up to $1,000

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:
Details

Contact:
chestercountyfarmbureau@gmail.com
(610) 932-7363

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Clarion-Venango-Forest County Farm Bureau

Details:  $1,000 to various post-secondary institutions
Deadline: March 15

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:
Application

Contact:
814-221-5301

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Columbia County Farm Bureau

Details: Jake Shuman Memorial 

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:

Contact:
Karen Chapen
Karrotlee@yahoo.com
570-441-3093

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Elk County Farm Bureau

Details: Elk County Farm Bureau Scholarship Fun, approximately $575, determined annually

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:

All Elk County residents, or child or grandchild of Elk County Farm Bureau member.

Category: Agriculture or related field

  • Must be graduating senior who resides in Elk County
  • Students living outside of area may be eligible if a child or grandchild of Elk County Farm Bureau Member • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Record of community service

Contact:
Elk County Community Foundation

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Erie County Farm Bureau

Details: Robert Whitney Erie County Farm Bureau Agricultural Scholarship, amount determined annually
Deadline: April 15

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:

  • This scholarship is intended to benefit the children and grandchildren of Erie County Farm Bureau regular or associate members in good standing. Said members must have consistently paid the Farm Bureau’s dues for a minimum of two consecutive years.
  • Must be pursuing post-secondary education, which includes vocational school. While all candidates are eligible, preference will be given to those students whose primary major or field is agriculturally related.

Application

Contact:
Managed by the North East Community Foundation

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Lehigh County Farm Bureau

Details: Two (2) scholarships:

  • High School
    Scott Sell Memorial of $1,000
  • College (Post High School)
    Paul & Nancy Semmel Family of $1,000

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:

Contact:
Bill Boyd
boydfarm28@gmail.com
610-682-2836

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Northumberland County Farm Bureau

Details: One (1) scholarship

  • College or higher learning
    $500

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:

Contact:
Sam Ferster
samferster@icloud.com

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Schuylkill/Carbon County Farm Bureau

Details: Varies per year

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:

Contact:
Dennis Marbarger
djmarbarger@gmail.com
570-527-7240

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Wayne/Pike County Farm Bureau

Details: Varies per year

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:

Contact:
Christina Salak
christinasalak@gmail.com
610-905-3092

Joyce Carson
joycars18428@yahoo.com
570-226-3864

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Wyoming/Lackawanna County Farm Bureau

Details: varies per year

Eligibility/Guidelines Information:

Contact:
Dale Shupp
dsjs@ptd.net

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E. Chester Heim Scholarship Fund*

Scholarship for full-time, undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State University or Delaware Valley University

Richard W. Newpher/Farm Bureau
Endowed Scholarship Fund*

Scholarship for full-time, undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at the University of Pennsylvania in pursuing veterinary careers in large animal agriculture.

*Applicant or family of scholarship applicant must be a member of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.