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$58,000 in scholarships available through GFB Foundation for Ag

Georgia Farm Bureau


The Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is committed to investing in students pursuing careers in agriculture or a related field. For 2018, the foundation is offering scholarships for college freshmen, rising college juniors and seniors, technical college students and UGA College of Veterinary Medicine students specializing in large/food animals.

Visit this website for a list of eligible majors/schools, application instructions and to apply. Applications must be submitted online by March 2. Transcripts and letters of recommendation that are mailed must be postmarked by March 2.

The four scholarship categories the GFB Foundation is offering are:

Scholarship for Agriculture - Five scholarships of $3,000 & seven scholarships of $1,500 are available. Applicants must: Be a Georgia resident; be a graduating high school senior; enroll in a unit of the University System of Georgia, Berry College, Emmanuel College or any accredited college/university with an ag program during the 2018-2019 academic year; pursue an undergraduate degree in agricultural & environmental sciences, family & consumer sciences or a related ag field; have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be engaged in high school leadership activities.

Technical College Scholarship for Agriculture - Five $1,000 scholarships are available. Applicants must: Be a Georgia resident; be enrolled in a Georgia accredited technical college during the 2018-19 academic year; major in an area of study related to agriculture and have a minimum 2.8 GPA. 

Rising College Jr./Sr. Scholarship for Agriculture - 10 scholarships of $2,000 are available. Applicants must: Be a Georgia resident majoring in agricultural & environmental sciences, family & consumer sciences or a related ag field; be a sophomore or junior with at least two semesters remaining to receive undergraduate degree at a unit of The University System of Georgia, Berry College, Emmanuel College or any accredited college/university in Georgia with an ag program; be engaged in leadership activities in college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship - Three $2,500 scholarships are available. Applicants must: Be a Georgia resident; be a current University of Georgia veterinary medicine student specializing in large animal/food animal practice and have a minimum 3.0 GPA

Questions about the scholarships should be directed to Katie Gazda at kngazda@gfb.org or 478-474-0679, ext. 5230.