Through the National FFA Foundation, businesses and individuals support scholarships that are awarded to students with a wide variety of higher education plans and career goals. FFA provides scholarships that support all areas of agriculture, either in trade schools, certifications, or college. Scholarships support FFA high school seniors and collegiate members. Just one application is required for multiple scholarship opportunities totaling close to $2 million.
Grow Ag Leaders exists to make youth aware of the various career opportunities within the industry of agriculture by providing scholarships that help further their education. The Bayer Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer, offers $1,500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in various sects of agriculture. In order to apply for this scholarship, students must: be a high school senior (public, private or home-schooled) or enrolled in college full time (minimum of 12 credit hours); be planning to pursue a degree in a qualifying area of study; be planning to attend a vocational, 2-year or 4-year qualifying ag related study program after high school; have a 2.5 GPA; and obtain no less than two electronic endorsements from qualifying farmers.