Scholarships for American Indians

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Booker T. Washington Scholarships

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 agriculture is college.

Eligibility

This program is open to members who are graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in college.  Applicants must be members of a minority ethnic group (African American, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Alaska Native, or American Indian) planning to work on a 4-year degree in agriculture. 

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

Scholarships are either $10,000 or $5,000.  Funds are paid directly to the recipient.

Duration

1 year; nonrenewable

Number awarded

4 each year: 1 at $10,000 and 3 at $5,000

Deadline

February of each year