Stay connected to your roots while going places you never imagined with a career in ag. This fast-growing, fast-paced industry offers thousands of opportunities in rewarding and challenging fields like science, technology, business, communications and many more.


To help you get started pursuing your career in ag, America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, to support your college education. Due to the success of the program’s six-state pilot launch in 2014, Grow Ag Leaders is expanding to 40 states, with more than $500,000 worth of scholarships available in 2015. Starting November 15, 2014, high school seniors and college students can apply for a $1,500 scholarship. The National FFA Organization administers the program, but you do not have to be an FFA member to apply.

How to get your scholarship

  • Check eligibility requirements on our Terms and Conditions page.
  • Apply online at FFA.org/scholarships November 15, 2014 – February 1, 2015. FFA membership is not required.
  • Secure three farmer endorsements of their application. Farmers have until February 8, 2015, to endorse applications. LEARN MORE HERE

For more information on America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, see our Program Overview or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.