Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities




National FFA Organization

Attn: Scholarship Office

P.O. Box 68960

Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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



Purpose - To provide financial assistance to Native American and other minority FFA members interested in studying agriculture in college.

Eligibility - This program is open to members who are currently enrolled full time at a 4-year college or university and who represent a minority ethnic grou (African American, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Alaska Native, or American Indian). Applicants must be working on a degree in selected areas of agriculture. They must have a GPA of 3.0 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 $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient.

Duration - 1 year; nonrenewable.

Additional information - Funding for these scholarships is provided by Purina Mills, LLC.

Number awarded - Varies each year, depending on the number of participating Purina dealers.

Deadline - February of each year.