Illinois Ag Association Foundation Has 74 Scholarships Available

The amounts range from $1,000 to $7,500 per year. Make sure your application is postmarked by Feb. 1.

Published on: Jan 24, 2014

An additional 10 scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $1,500, are available to students that meet certain criteria, including area of study, place of residence, previous 4-H experience and college or university attended.

Students receiving IAA Foundation Scholarships who are enrolled in the Agriculture Department at Illinois State University or Southern Illinois University may be eligible for additional scholarship funds from the University. This partnership furthers the IAA Foundation's effort to encourage top students to continue their education at an Illinois institution.

All applicants must be high school seniors accepted for enrollment or students already enrolled at an accredited college, university or community college. Scholarships are awarded for exceptional academic ability, leadership and financial need. Previous winners of an IAA Foundation scholarship are eligible to apply again.

A full listing of available scholarships, eligibility guidelines, and application documents are available at the Foundation website, Completed applications must be postmarked on or before Feb. 1.

For more information, contact your county Farm Bureau, the IAA Foundation at 309-557-2230, or e-mail

Source: Illinois Farm Bureau