Scholarships for American Indians

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Caterpillar FFA Scholarship

National FFA Organization

Attn: Scholarship Office

6060 FFA Drive

P.O. Box 68960

Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

(317) 802-4419 Fax: (317) 802-5419

E-mail: scholarships@ffa.org

Web: www.ffa.org

Purpose:

To provide financial assistance to Native American and other minority FFA members who are interested in studying engineering, welding, or machinery in college.

Eligibility:

This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors and current college students working or planning to work full time on a 2-year or 4-year degree in engineering, welding, or machinery. Applicants must exhibit strong leadership skills and be members of a minority ethnic group (African American, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Alaska Native, or American Indian). They must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement (10 points for GPA, 10 points for SAT or ACT score, 10 points for class rank), leadership in FFA activities (30 points), leadership in community activities (10 points), and participation in the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program (30 points). U.S. citizenship is required.

Financial Data:

The stipend is $2,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient.

Duration:

1 year; nonrenewable.

Additional Information:

This program is sponsored by Caterpillar, Inc.

Number Awarded:

10 each year.

Deadline:

February of each year.