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Please apply in 2022 for Awards and Scholarships!


 

Texas Young Farmer 2022 Scholarship Information

The Texas Young Farmer Executive Board provides several scholarship opportunities for members of the Texas FFA Association. Thanks to the generosity of auction buyers at the State Young Farmers' convention. The executive board offers one $2000 scholarship which is available to a student applying through the State FFA Scholarship process. The other scholarships of $1000 will be determined by the executive board depending on the funds raised by the auction. They are available to FFA members who attend high school that has a state-affiliated Young Farmer Chapter who is in good standing and was represented by at least their two voting delegates at the current year's State Young Farmer Convention in whatever format it is held. Use the Resume' format document below for submitting an application for these scholarships.

 

  • A chapter in good standing MUST have 2 delegates attend the Delegate/Business Session at the State YF Convention.
  • The 2022 Texas YF Convention is January 15th and there is a virtual option for attendance.
    • Please click on the 2022 Convention page above for more information.

Use the resume’ format detailed below for submitting an application for these scholarships. Other pertinent information includes:

1. Applicants must be a Texas resident and attend an accredited Texas university, college, or technical/trade school.

2. Applicants must be a member in good standing with the Texas FFA Association and eligible to compete for a Texas FFA Scholarship (see the Texas FFA Scholarship application for eligibility criteria).

3. A degree/certificate/licensure in the field of agriculture or life sciences will be given preference when qualifications are otherwise nearly equal.

4. Funds will be paid in one (1) lump sum directly to the appropriate university, college, or technical/trade school or possibly the applicant after the recipient has furnished proof of registration at the discretion of the Executive Secretary. This scholarship is to be used within one school year after being awarded.

5. Applications must be submitted in resume’ format not narrative format. The use of the Texas FFA Scholarship application is not permissible.

6. Applications must be submitted on regular bond paper and typed or computer-generated. Do not use school or FFA chapter letterhead.

7. Applications are limited to a maximum of three (3) pages in length.

8. The chapter advisor must include a statement (not a reference letter) on a separate sheet of paper (school letterhead or FFA chapter letterhead) verifying applicant’s eligibility for application.

9. Do not include letters of application and/or reference letters.

10. A copy of the official transcript must accompany the application.

11.  Applications must be postmarked on or before April 1 to be eligible for consideration. All applicants will be notified of the results during the week of April 20. Send Applications to: Sandra Choate, Attn: Texas Young Farmers Scholarship, 10150 CR 1307, Malakoff, TX 75148 (NOTE: new mailing address)

RESUME’ APPLICATION INFORMATION

 

A. General Information

1. Full Name

2. Address, City, Zip Code

3. Valid email address for contact

4. Name(s) of Parent or Guardian

5. FFA Chapter and FFA Advisor(s)

6. Young Farmer Chapter

B. Academic Achievement

1. Name of High School

2. Class Rank (after first three and one-half years) and Number in Graduating Class

3. Un-weighted Numerical Grade Average on a 100-point scale (first three and one-half years)

4. SAT or ACT Score and Test Date

5. Agricultural Science Courses Completed and Grades for each

6. University, college, or technical/trade school planning to attend and major pursued

7. Planned Career

C. Young Farmer Activities and Participation

1. Describe your involvement with your local Young Farmer Chapter and how it has impacted your education in agriculture.

2. How has your family’s participation in Young Farmer activities affected your agricultural experiences?

D. FFA Accomplishments and Activities

1. FFA Offices Held and Committee Assignments

2. Individual FFA Honors Won, Outstanding Achievements, Special Recognitions, etc. (list and briefly describe, if necessary, the top fifteen)

3. FFA Team Participation, Level of Participation, and Placing

E. Supervised Agricultural Experience Program (SAEP)

1. Brief Description of SAEP (maximum length: one-third page)

2. Size and Scope of SAEP

3. Net SAEP Income on an Annual Basis (first three and one-half years)

F. Financial Need

1. Assets Available for Use

2. Liabilities

3. Other Scholarship(s) Received

4. Description of Need for Financial Assistance (maximum length: one-half page) 

 

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