Academic Scholarship

A Committee appointed by the Muskegon County Farm Bureau Board of Directors will determine the recipient(s) and value of scholarship(s) awarded.   Scholarships shall be up to and including $1000.00, but not less than $500.00. Multiple scholarships shall be awarded at the discretion of the Muskegon County Farm Bureau Board.

Scholarships will be awarded at an awards ceremony for the respective school. The money will be awarded after the student has completed their first semester of higher learning, and has maintained a grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4- point scale for the semester.

Provisions:

  • Applicant must apply by March 1st of the current school year.
  • Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from their high school Principal or Senior Counselor, and include an official transcript of their high school classes.
  • Applicant must submit a resume (two pages maximum) of work and/or volunteer experience(s); and any involvement, in the community, school, FFA, sports, fine arts, 4-H, and church etc.; please include also any awards and honors received.
  • Applicant must include a one, no more than two page essay, about their family; career plans and goals; why they wish to pursue them; reasons for requesting this scholarship; and any specific circumstances that should be considered by the scholarship committee.
  • Applicant must submit a non-returnable photograph, which can be used for publicity purposes.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Muskegon County Farm Bureau
1715 N Getty St.
Muskegon, MI  4945

Scholarship
Muskegon County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Value
$500-$1,000
Deadline
March 1
#Available
3-6
Eligibility
1. Applicant must be a member of or under the guardianship of a Muskegon County Farm Bureau member. 2. Applicant must be a high school senior or graduate accepted by or attending a post-secondary educational institution. 3. Financial need must be a requirement. Usually this scholarship will be awarded once, but applicants may re-apply. 4. Applicants must meet the provisions set out in the application
Scholarship Application
(Adobe PDF File)