Scholarships for American Indians
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
To provide financial assistance to Native American and other minority FFA members who are interested in studying engineering, welding, or machinery in college.
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.
The stipend is $2,000. Funds are paid directly to the recipient.
1 year; nonrenewable.
This program is sponsored by Caterpillar, Inc.
10 each year.
February of each year.