Farm Bureau Foundation of
Sonoma County Scholarships
Congratulations to all our Scholarship Recipients!
Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County is pleased to award in 2018, $159,750 to 41 top students from Sonoma and Marin Counties pursuing higher education in agricultural related fields. Since inception in 2006, the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County has given $867,500 in scholarships to 391 recipients.
Next year’s Scholarship Applications will be available beginning in February 2019
You may start a named scholarship by donating $1,000 or more. Please note the name of your scholarship at the top of the form. Individuals can also make contributions to existing funds by selecting an option from the drop down menu. For more information please contact Sonoma County Farm Bureau.
All of the scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors, Santa Rosa Junior College students or continuing four-year college students who have or will have a major in Agriculture or an Agriculture-related field.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for all scholarship applicants.
Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarships are only available to undergraduate students.
An additional essay, specific major or number of registered units may be required depending on the scholarship.
There is one common application for all scholarships administered by the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County.
Applications must be typed, printed and signed.
A check list of the additional application materials for a complete application is included.
All completed applications must be received or postmarked by the deadline.
Mail or hand deliver completed application and required documents to:
Sonoma County Farm Bureau, 3589 Westwind Blvd., Santa Rosa, California, 95403
Applications will be screened to select the finalists for interviews with the Farm Bureau Foundation’s scholarship selection committee.
ALL finalists must participate in a mandatory oral interview on one of the pre scheduled days: Thursday, May 10 or Friday, May 11.
An additional interview day may be scheduled depending upon number of finalists.
Finalists for the Kunde Scholarship will have an additional interview with members of the Kunde family.
In person interviews are preferred but if a candidate has a hardship issue that prevents them from an in-person interview a Skype interview may be scheduled.
Proof of enrollment and a copy of the “thank you” letter to the scholarship donor are required before a check will be issued to scholarship recipients.
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