April 14, 2024

Illinois Agri-Women announce 2023 scholarship opportunities

STERLING, Ill. — The Illinois Agri-Women organization is offering four scholarships for females studying agriculture.

The statewide group supports the agriculture industry, works for legislation to support and preserve family farms, communicates with other agriculture organizations and strives to educate the public and promote agricultural awareness.

One $1,500 IAW Helen Henert Agriculture Education Scholarship will be offered to a student who is an agriculture education major who will be finishing her undergraduate degree in the next year. The application can be found at: https://tinyurl.com/mpf354ay.

Three $1,000 WCFA Agent of Change Scholarships are offered to students who have attended at least one Women Changing the Face of Agriculture Conference. Eligible applicants include past WCFA attendees and students who participated in the 2021 WCFA Online Curriculum.

One scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior, one will be awarded to a current college student and one scholarship will be awarded to a current graduate student. The application can be found at: https://tinyurl.com/2p8fymrd.

The deadline for submissions of completed applications is March 31.

To access applications or find out more information about scholarships, visit the WCFA Scholarships site https://tinyurl.com/4sahxeab or www.illinoisagriwomen.