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.

America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, provides students the opportunity to apply for a $1,500 scholarship to further their education in agriculture-related fields. This year, more than $500,000 will be awarded.

The scholarship application period is closed at this time, and the National FFA Organization is in the process of selecting the recipients. Check back in May to see who won.

More scholarships will be available in 2016. Starting this November, students can apply online at The National FFA Organization administers the program, but you do not have to be an FFA member to apply.

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